Native Angeleno Laurel Ann Bogen, who has been called the “nearly undisputed Empress of Southern California Poetry” will be giving a rare reading with some of her friends on:
Monday January 10 at 8 p.m.
Stella Adler Theater in Hollywood
6773 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles
Laurel Ann Bogen is the author of ten books of poetry and short fiction, including Washing a Language; Fission; The Last Girl in the Land of the Butterflies and Rag Tag We Kiss. Since 1990 has been an instructor of poetry and performance for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, where she received the Outstanding Instructor of the Year award in 2008. Well known for her lively readings, Bogen was selected “Best Female Poet/ Performer” by L.A. Weekly and has read her work at Cornell University, The Savannah College of Art and Design, The Knitting Factory (NYC), The L.A. Metropolitan Transit Authority, MOCA and LACE. Bogen is a recipient of the Pacificus Foundation’s Curtis Zahn Poetry Prize and of two Academy of American Poets awards. A current Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in over 100 literary magazines and anthologies.
To learn more about Laurel Ann Bogen, visit http://www.nearlyfatalwomen.com/Laurelbio.html
Check out Laurel Ann Bogen reading her poem “Canticle for Bogen” in a recent Pause for Poetry video at Frank Mundo’s LA Books Examiner.