POETS PANEL moderated by S.A. GRIFFIN
The POETS PANEL will include: RAFAEL F J ALVARADO, co-founder of World Wide Word Radio Network, host of The Moe Green Poetry Discussion and Co-founder of H.I.P., the Hollywood Institute of Poetics; HUGO MACHUCA, recently ...received parole from prison, was among the first inmates to partake in Honor Yard Program of the California State Prison at Lancaster, founded C.R.O.P. (convicts reaching out to people), and currently works at The Catalyst Foundation. LUIS RODRIGUEZ is founder/editor of Tia Chucha Press, has published fourteen books in poetry, fiction, nonfiction and children's literature, and is best known for his memoir, Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in LA (Simon & Schuster). HANNAH WEHR, founder of Use Your Words Creative Writing Workshops, is a member of H.I.P. and mentors, tutors and teaches in juvenile incarceration facilities across Los Angeles. A.RAZOR, member of H.I.P., has been published in various underground zines and publications and has traveled extensively. S.A. GRIFFIN, editor of The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry is author of seven collections of poetry including They Swear We Don’t Exist (Bottle of Smoke). From April-June, he toured the United States with his Poetry Bomb, ‘Elsie’.
18 July, Sunday - 3 PM.
681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291 Phone 1-310-822-3006