At least 3 separate people mentioned how inspired they felt after the October reading, and we have no doubt this next one will do the same! Join us on November 10th at 7 pm for 2nd Mondays Poetry with Larry Colker and our very own, Denise Weuve! Sign ups begin at 6:45 and reading at 7 (It’s getting darker, lets get started earlier!).

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38632_417824488819_3918489_nLarry Colker has co-hosted a weekly reading in the Los Angeles area for 15 years. His first collection, Amnesia and Wings, was published in May 2013 by Tebot Bach (www.tebotbach.org). He previously published four chapbooks, and his work has appeared in dozens of print and online journals and anthologies since 1995. He has studied and workshopped poetry off and on with David St. John, Suzanne Lummis, Jack Grapes, Cecilia Woloch, Brendan Constantine, Richard Garcia, and others. In 2006 he was the poetry winner of the triennial California Writers Exchange contest sponsored by Poets & Writers, Inc.

Denise WeuveDenise R. Weuve is a pushcart nominee whose work has appeared in Bop Dead City, Carnival Literary Magazine, Gutter Eloquence, Poppy Road Review, Red River Review, San Pedro River Review,and South Coast Poetry Journal, to name a few. Recently she has begun writing a series of profiles and interviews on Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets. She has been honored with the Donald Drury Award in Poetry and various contest titles. In her real life, where bills must be paid, she is an English and Creative Writing teacher for Cerritos High School, where she works tirelessly to introduce her students to poetry. Many of them now published by various online and print magazines. They make Denise happy that she has a “real life” job. In the past Denise has guest edited for RipRap, Circumference, and Ambrosia. More of her writing can be found at her personal website, deniserweuve.com.

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