Thursday, January 30, 2014

Friday, March 14 @ 7:30, featuring Judith Taylor, Ben Mirov and Diana Arterian

Join us on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a special second Friday reading w. Judith Taylor, Ben Mirov and Diana Arterian

Beverages and snacks will be served

Admission is FREE

Judith Taylor is the author of three poetry collections, Sex Libris (What Books Press, 2013), named by Cal Bedient as one of the best books of 2013 in The Volta, Curios (Sarabande Books), and Selected Dreams from the Animal Kingdom (Zoo Press), as well as the co-editor of Air Fare: Stories, Poems and Essays on Flying  (SarabandeBooks). She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. Taylor’s photographs have been published in Lana Turner, The Writing Disorder, and The World is a Text: Writing, Reading, and Thinking about Visual and Popular Culture. From 1975-91, she was on the faculty of UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, and now teaches privately.  Taylor is a founding editor of POOL: A Journal of Poetry and has managed and co-edited the journal since its inception in 2002.

Ben Mirov is the author of Hider Roser (Octopus Books, 2012). He is also the author Ghost Machine (Caketrain, 2010) selected for publication by Michael Burkard, and chosen as one of the best books of poetry in 2010 for Believer Magazine's Reader Survey. He is one of the founding editors of PEN America's poetry series.

Diana Arterian was born and raised in Arizona. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her PhD in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. Diana is a Poetry Editor at Noemi Press, and creator and Managing Editor of Ricochet, a publisher of poetry and prose. Her own chapbook, Death Centos, was recently published by Ugly Duckling Presse, and her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, TwoSerious Ladies and The Volta, among others.

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