Appearances

3 Poets and a Dash of Nonfiction

  • Beyond Baroque Venice, CA

Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM

3 POETS AND A DASH OF NON-FICTION: 
SANDY TOLAN, DAVID HERNANDEZ, F. DOUGLAS BROWN and ASHAKI M. JACKSON

Sandy Tolan is the author of Children of Stone: The power of music in a hard life, the story of a young Palestinian musician overcoming the struggles of living amidst the Israel/Palestine conflict. Visit http://sandytolan.com/

David Hernandez is the author of the new poetry collection Dear, Sincerely from the University of Pittsburgh Press. His book, Hoodwinked, won the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. His other books include Always Danger and A House Waiting for Music. He is also the author of two YA novels, No More Us for You and Suckerpunch. He teaches creative writing at California State University, Long Beach. Read more about David here: http://www.davidahernandez.com/

F Douglas Brown, an educator for over 20 years, teaches English at Loyola High School of Los Angeles, an all-boys Jesuit school. Brown is a Cave Canem fellow and a Kundiman fellow. He is the author of the Cave Canem prize winning poetry collection, Zero to Three. Meet F. Douglas Brown at http://www.fdouglasbrown.com/

Ashaki M. Jackson is a Cave Canem alumna whose work appears in CURA, Pluck! and Prairie Schooner among others. Writ Large Press published her chapbook, Surveillance, in March 2016. A second chapbook, Language Lesson, is forthcoming from MIEL. She lives in Los Angeles. Learn more at http://www.ashakijackson.com/

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