MILLICENT BORGES ACCARDI
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Doors open at 7:00pm - Reading begins at 7:30pm
The Good Luck Bar, 1514 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, 90027 (east Hollywood/Silver Lake: corner of Hollywood & Hillhurst)
21 and over only.
RSVP (not required) at rhapsodomancyla at gmail dot com (RSVP will add you to the Rhapsodomancy email list)
$5 suggested donation at door. There will be a cash bar.
*PB Rippey is unable to join us tonight. We hope to have her at a later date.
David Rocklin is the author of The Luminist (Hawthorne/US). He is also the founder of the Los Angeles-based reading series, Roar Shack. He lives in LA and is at work on his next novel, The Daylight Language.
Millicent Borges Accardi is a Portuguese-American writer and the author of Woman on a Shaky Bridge. Finishing Line chapbook; Injuring Eternity. World Nouveau and Only More So (forthcoming from Salmon Press, Ireland). She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Art, The California Arts Council and CantoMundo.
Amy Boutell’s short stories have appeared in Post Road, New Letters, Nimrod, andOther Voices, and her first novel, The Invention of Violet, was a finalist for the 2012 Pirate's Alley/Faulkner Society Novel-in-Progress competition. She has an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers and works as an instructor at UCSB's Writing Lab.
Billy Burgos is a native of Belize, Central America. He lives in the same Leimert Park neighborhood of L.A. where he grew up. He is an active member of the Anansi Writer's Workshop and a mainstay in the local poetry scene. Along with serving as a curator of Gotpoetry.com for the past 6 years, Billy is also the host of Blogtalk Radio's poetry show Word Ballast where he's interviewed such luminaries as Nikkey Finney, Nikky Giovanni, Thomas Sayers Ellis and Jericho Brown. He has been published in numerous journals both print and online. Billy is the co-editor of the poetry Broadsheet Sic 3 and also serves as poetry facilitation of The Beyond Baroque poetry workshop. In 2009 Billy was chosen as newer poet to watch by the L.A. Poetry Festival. Eulogy To An Unknown Tree (Writ Large Press) is his first collection.