December 25, 2015
2780 W Casitas Ave
Los Angeles, CA
Guests are encouraged to bring picnic items. S’mores will be provided between readings.
Louise Steinman is the author of three books, most recently The Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation. For the past two decades, she has curated ALOUD, an award-winning literary and performance series, presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. She is also Co-Director of the L.A. Institute for Humanities at USC. She was a recent fellow at the Robert Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island and earlier this year, she was a fellow of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw, Poland. She lives in Silverlake with her husband, sculptor Lloyd Hamrol, and one persnickety cat.
Brandon Jordan Brown was born in Birmingham, Alabama and raised in the South. He is a former PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow in poetry, received an M.A. in theological studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and his work has been published or is forthcoming in Forklift, Ohio; Day One; decomP; Rufous City Review; Cultural Weekly and more. Brandon reviews poetry for Invisible City and lives in Los Angeles, where he is working on his first book.