October is arriving soon with two new wonderful features at 2nd Monday Poetry Party! Come over to listen to two great poets, Leigh White and our very own, Thomas R. Thomas. Bring your ears and poems to share with us. Sign ups start at 7 pm and we begin the reading by 7:30! Gatsby Books at 5535 E. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90808
Leigh White was born on the south side of Chicago. She is a prolific painter and accomplished poet in Orange County, CA. She’s been writing and performing poetry since 1997. She pays for art supplies with a successful career in marketing, advertising copywriting, design and illustration. In her spare time, she helps the homeless.
Thomas R. Thomas was born in Los Angeles, CA, and grew up in the San Gabriel Valley west of LA. Currently he lives in Long Beach, CA. He has a chapbook Scorpio by Carnival, and his poems have been published in Carnival, Bank Heavy Press, and Silver Birch Press. In 2013 His book Five Lines by World Parade Books is out now! Find it on Amazon.
His website is thomasrthomas.org.