Keep your eyes open for the debut collection of stories from Amy E. Yergen, At Times I Almost Dream, which will be released this coming February from Pink Narcissus. Amy E. Yergen, hailed as "brilliant" by Publishers Weekly for her story "Rapunzel's Daughters," returns to Pink Narcissus with At Times I Almost Dream, a collection of stories that push the envelope for strong female [...]
Alumni Lee Cohn & Jeff Eyres will have a performance of their one-act plays, A Fairy Tale for Modern Times by Lee, and Cops and Drugs by Jeff, on November 15th at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. Details here.
Congrats to our esteemed alum Mark Takano for winning the congressional seat in California's 41st district...the program's very first elected official. And, Mark has also made a little bit of national history, too: Riverside, California educator and GSA adviser Mark Takano has won his race against Republican opponent John Tavaglione for the newly-created 41st Congressional District, according to ABC7 Eyewitness News. The [...]
Athena Lark reviews Jane Lazarre's Inheritance in the latest issue of Gently Read Literature.
*Lee Cataluna's novel Three Year's On Doreen's Sofa is out now from Bamboo Ridge. *Debbie Graber has new work upcoming in Zyzzyva and has had work recently in a number of journals, including Hobart, Word Riot and Inlandia. *Chema Guijarro has a short story in the anthology You Don’t Have a Clue: Latino Mystery Stories for Teens from Art Publico Press and is now an [...]
Jessica Brice is now Sao Paulo Bureau Chief at Bloomberg. Jeff Girod's award-winning column, Final Word, appears weekly in the Inland Empire Weekly. Dani Harris is now an Adjunct Professor at Porterville College. Tiffany Hawk's novel Love Me Anyway will be released in 2013 from Thomas Dunn Books. Travis Hedge Coke is now a lecturer at the University of Nebraska, Kearney and [...]
Get thee to Echo Park this Saturday for Echo Park Rising, a day long festival of music, words, food and legal libations. Alum Natashia Deon will be reading her stuff, which means it's probably a good idea to get there early...the crowds might overtake the streets:
Ploughshares takes a look at the literary landscape of Southern California and finds not only our program and our literary magazine but also Dirty Laundry Lit, the reading series of our esteemed alum Natashia Deon, too.