Meet Lois P. Jones: Poet, Radio Host, Poetry Editor

“The years since 2005 have been steadily dedicated to craft with courses and regular workshopping through a local group of Pasadena poets who are accomplished writers all looking to improve their game.” – Lois P. Jones, ShoutLA – December 28, 2020 Read More Image Credits: All images credits are Lois P. Jones’ except for the…

Lola Writes an Award-winning Book for Fil-Am Grandson

“As grandparents, we are the inconspicuous link for our children and grandchildren to the land of our birth. Thus, I have decided to build the bridge that will carry these ideas, propagating Tagalog as a Second Language by self-publishing Bilingual Tagalog Books, and starting with Alphabet Books and eventually moving to short stories from the…

Kate Braverman Takes Flight Again in a Tribute

“I think Janet Fitch accurately described her as a ‘high priestess of literature,’” writes Gabrielle Goldstein, Braverman’s daughter. “A priestess officiates in sacred rites but also serves the spiritual needs of the community. Kate’s writing was an alchemical gift. And she was also a teacher and mentor whose classes and private workshops birthed and nurtured…

Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 70

“Ms. Braverman possesses a magical, incantatory voice and the ability to loft ordinary lives into the heightened world of myth,” Michiko Kakutani wrote in her New York Times review of “Palm Latitudes” (1988), a novel about three women in a Los Angeles barrio, including La Puta de la Luna, the most famous prostitute in the neighborhood. – New York Times, October…