July 14, 2014

Summertime is here! We have another set of fantastic poets reading at Gatsby Books: Lynne Thompson and Larry Duncan, who will have his brand new chapbook available. Bring your poems to share in our open reading and be prepared for another beautiful reading! Sign ups start at 7:00, reading begins at 7:30.

Gatsby Books: 5535 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90808

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Lynne Channels Billie HolidayLynne Thompson’s latest poetry collection, Start With A Small Guitar, was published by What Books Press in October 2013. Her first full-length collection, Beg No Pardon, won the Perugia Press Book Award and the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writer Award in 2007 and new poems are forthcoming in the African American Review and Prairie Schooner. Thompson is Reviews & Essays Editor for the Orange County-based literary journal, Spillway.

2014-04-18 20.03.11Larry Duncan currently lives in Long Beach, CA. Where he writes, drinks, and wakes up at an ungodly hour to go to work everyday. His poetry and fiction has appeared in various print and online publications, including the Mas Tequila Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Citizens for Decent Literature, the Muddy River Poetry Review, Mused, and the Fat City Review. Check out his website: larrydunc.wix.com.

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