A literary blog for Orange County, California
and the border regions of Los Angeles, San Diego and Riverside.
Cited as "Best Literary Blog" by Orange Coast magazine: "a one-stop shop for book-minded cyber-crawlers."
Close Encounters: Contemporary Black Poetry and Popular Culture with poets TERRENCE HAYES (University of Pittsburgh),EVIE SHOCKLEY (Rutgers University), and KEVIN YOUNG (Emory University); moderated by RADICLANI CLYTUS (Brown). Friday December 6 at 12:00 in HG 1010. At U.C. Irvine. Not to be missed!
Rebel Girl takes her nom-de-plume from Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, labor activist and subject of the Woody Guthrie song, "Rebel Girl." In real life, she is Lisa Alvarez, a mild-mannered professor of English at Irvine Valley College and co-director of the summer writers workshops at the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley. Her stories and essays have appeared most recently in the "American Book Review," Green Mountains Review," "Santa Monica Review" and in the anthology "Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America" (Norton). She teaches creative writing at Irvine Valley College. You can contact her via email@example.com