Tennessee Reed is the author of six books of poetry, including City Beautiful, Airborne, and Electric Chocolate.
Luis J. Rodriguez was poet laureate of Los Angeles from 2014 to 2016. He’s the author of eight books of poetry and the founding editor of Tia Chucha Press.
This poem by Katie Peterson appears in her book A Piece of Good News. Peterson's honors include the Howard Mumford Jones Prize, the New Issues Poetry Prize, and the Rilke Prize.
A new poem by Ishmael Reed. His latest honors include the Alberto Dubito Award for International Poetry and the AUDELCO award for theatre.
These works by California poets capture particular, private moments of life in the Golden State
This poem by Frank Osen appears in "Virtue, Big as Sin," which is his first full-length collection and the winner of the 2012 Able Muse Book Award
This poem by Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) appears in her book “As Ever: Selected Poems”
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