LA ARTCORE AT UNION CENTER
120 JUDGE JOHN AISO STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
(213) 617-3274 Thursday July 8 at 7:00 PM
SA Griffin is a Los Angeles-based poet, DJ for killradio.org and co-editor of The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, awarded The Firecracker Award as best in alternative press, and named Best Performance Poet by Wanda Coleman for the LA Weekly in 1989, Griffin has traveled extensively throughout the Western United States and Canada with Los Angeles based poetry/performance ensemble, The Carma Bums.
Widely published and anthologized as a poet, he has also written for the LA Weekly and is a contributing writer for The Underground Guide To Los Angeles, which remained on The Los Angeles Times bestseller's list for nine weeks. SA recently returned from a six week tour of the continental United States with the Poetry Bomb, a Cold War- era warhead that Griffin emptied of explosives and packed with poems contributed by poets the from across the globe.
Allen Ginsberg wrote, "Marc Olmsted inherited Burroughs' scientific nerve & Kerouac's movie-minded line nailed down with gold eyebeam in San Francisco." Olmsted has appeared in City Lights Journal, New Directions In Prose & Poetry, Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, Signs of Life (a Manic D Press anthology), Processed World, Chris D's semimal anthology Bongo Chalice, Blue Satillite and a variety of small press publications. His work includes the books, Milky Desire (Subterranean Press, 1991,) Resume (Inevitable Press, 1998,) What Use Am I a Hungry Ghost? (Valley Contemporary Press) and a recent chapbook Fresh Lotus.
Jueves, 08 de julio de 2010.
19:00 - 21:00 hrs.
120 JUDGE JOHN AISO STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA.