Sunday, April 7, 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.
**Please note that Belo Cipriani will not be at tonight's reading due to illness.
Belo Miguel Cipriani is a freelance writer, speaker, and author of Blind: A Memoir. Belo was the keynote speaker for the 2011 Americans with Disabilities Act celebration in San Francisco and was a guest lecturer at both Yale University and the University of San Francisco. He welcomes anyone to reach out to him at belocipriani.com or on Twitter @Beloism and Google+.
Rae Gouirand’s first collection of poetry, Open Winter, was selected by Elaine Equi for the 2011 Bellday Prize, and won a 2012 Independent Publisher Book Award for Poetry as well as the 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Poetry. An adjunct lecturer in the Department of English at UC-Davis, Nonfiction Editor for California Northern Magazine, and Director of the Keywords workshop for queer and trans teen writers at the Sacramento Gay & Lesbian Center, she is currently at work on a second book of poems and a collection of linked essays. (allonehum.wordpress.com)
Brent Armendinger is the author of two chapbooks, Archipelago (Noemi Press, 2009) and Undetectable (New Michigan Press, 2009), and he was a finalist in the 2012 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Aufgabe, Bateau, Court Green, Denver Quarterly, LIT, Puerto del Sol, Volt, and Web Conjunctions. In the summer of 2013, he will be an Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts. He teaches creative writing at Pitzer College and lives in Los Angeles.
Brittany Michelson's short fiction and CNF is published in The Whistling Fire, Bartleby Snopes, Flashquake, Effluvia, Sleet Magazine, Speech Bubble Magazine, Backhand Stories, Bat Terrier, Glossolalia Fiction, Every Day Fiction, and other online journals. Her short story "The Experiment" was included in Speech Bubble Magazine's "Best Of" anthology, and her short story "Postpartum" was a Story Of the Month winner in Bartleby Snopes. Print work is published in PoemMemoirStory Magazine, If & When Literary Journal, an anthology by Bona Fide Books, and The Poetry Of Yoga Vol. 2. She is a teacher.