Start your New Year off right with an evening of poetry at Pop-Hop! Please join us next Saturday night during NELA ArtWalk to celebrate the launch of Dan Murphy's chapbook The Book of False Rhyme.
Readings by Dorothy Barresi
Kate Martin Row
Saturday, January 11 at 7 pm
Pop-Hop Books & Print
5002 York Blvd
LA, CA 90042
Dorothy Barresi is the author of four books of poetry: American Fanatics, Rouge Pulp, The Post-Rapture Diner, and All of the Above. Her poems have been published in numerous literary journals including Poetry, Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review, Harvard Review, and Pool. She regularly writes reviews of new poetry for The Gettysburg Review. She is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, the Emily Clark Balch Prize, the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Prize, and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at California State University, Northridge and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Phil Matero.
Dan Murphy has had poems published in Field, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Chaparral, Image, and a poem forthcoming in The North American Review. His chapbook, The Book of False Rhyme, was recently published by Finishing Line Press. Murphy was a semi-finalist for the 2013 First/Second Book Prize from Tupelo Press and won the Academy of American Poets Prize in 2006 for his poem, Faithless, II. He was born in Northern California in 1962 and has lived in Southern California most of his life, working as a public school elementary teacher for over twenty-five years. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Los Angeles and maintains a mortgage and manageable caffeine habit.
Kate Martin Rowe’s poems have appeared in The Beloit Poetry Journal, Zyzzyva, Denver Quarterly, Chaparral and Eclipse, among others, and have twice won an Academy of American Poets award. She holds an MA in English from Cal State University Northridge. She currently teaches composition at Glendale Community College and Los Angeles City College and lives in Eagle Rock with her husband, two year-old son and two cats.