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.
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”
Dana Gioia is a professor of poetry and public culture at the University of Southern California and is the former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
A poem from Gary Snyder, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the American Book Award
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