CROSS-STROKES: Beyond Baroque publication reading

Beyond Baroque will host a publication reading for CROSS-STROKES: Poetry between Los Angeles and San Francisco
featuring S.A. Griffin, Paul Vangelisti, Phoebe MacAdams, Joe Safdie, Doren Robbins, Richard Modiano and Bill Mohr

Poets will be reading not only their own work in CROSS-STROKES, but the poems of their friends and predecessors.
S.A. Griffin will be reading Scott Wannberg.
Phoebe MacAdams will be reading Ellen Sander and Lewis MacAdams.
Paul Vangelisti will be reading Jack Hirschman.
Bill Mohr will be reading Tim Reynolds and Bruce Boyd.
Doren Robbins will be reading Sharon Doubiago.

Friday, February 26, 2016
8:00 p.m.
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

Cross-Strokes: Poetry between Los Angeles and San Francisco is the first anthology to examine the movement of poets up and down the West Coast after World War II. This volumes gathers over two dozen representative figures who exemplify the overlooked intermingling of a pair of feisty scenes. In revealing new layers of mutual influences, Cross-Strokes traces the restless poetics that epitomizes the small press movement in California.” — Bill Mohr, editor The Streets Inside: Ten Los Angeles Poets and “Poetry Loves Poetry”

Neeli Cherkovski is an internationally known poet and literary chronicler. His most recent poetry collection is The Crow and I. He is currently completing his memoirs.

Bill Mohr is a poet and literary historian who teaches at CSU Long Beach; his most recent book is Pruebas Ocultas.

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