A Rrose in a Prose, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Lit Events, Performers, Poetry

Bring your leftovers (and puns) to A Rrose in a Prose this Sunday!

Are you still in a food coma? Or maybe you’re sick of your extended family’s disapproval, mild racism, and vicious heartburn? Come join OUR literary family, and bring (and/or enjoy) some delicious eats! This Sunday’s A Rrose in a Prose is going to be a real “meat and greet,” a a chance to take “stock” […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Lit Events, Los Angeles, Poems, Poetry

also at A Rrose in a Prose today: Corey Saucier!

We are so excited to bring a brand new face to today’s A Rrose in a Prose (among many new faces): Corey Saucier! Corey Saucier is a Lyrical Philosopher and a Black Queer Christian Poet, Author, and Playwright.  He is a Los Angeles Native and was a Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Voices Fellow in Non-Fiction […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Lit Events, Literature, Los Angeles, Poetry

Trista Hurley-Waxali today at A Rrose in a Prose!

Another great author who will knock us OUT with her skill today is none other than the famous, the fabulous, the forthcoming-bookish Trista Hurley-Waxali! Trista Hurley-Waxali is the author of the poetry chapbook Dried Up. Her work has appeared in the journals FORTH, Enclave, and Street Line Critics, well as in the Procyon Short Story […]

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A Rrose in a Prose

A Rrose in a Prose tomorrow… featuring Kenzo Martinez!

Hey Gang, Tomorrow at 2 p.m. SHARP at Stories Books is our next A Rrose in a Prose. The theme is “Jekyll and Hyde” and one of our many literary heroes is performing, Kenzo Martinez! Kenzo Martinez is a multi-disciplined, Los Angeles based artist and community organizer active in various underground art circles. Currently, Kenzo is […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Art, Lit Events, Performers, Punk, Shows, Songwriters

Tomorrow, at long last: a performance (and then some) by Mecca Vazie Andrews at A Rrose in a Prose

We’ve been begging, bribing, and blackmailing Mecca Vazie Andrews for years to come  down and show the A Rrose in a Prose crowd what she is capable of! And at long last, something happened (possibly a change in prescription drugs?), and she’s given us a hearty “yes!” We don’t even know quite what she is […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Hip Hop, Performers

New to Rrose – this rapper, this Sunday: VerBS

Can VerBS HANDLE the challenge of mixing it up round robin style with poets and writers of all styles, ages, and various social maladies?

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A Rrose in a Prose, Poetry, Politics

New Rrose on Sunday: Nancy Lynée Woo

We’re excited to invite Nancy Lynée Woo to the A Rrose in a Prose stage Sunday, for the first time ever! Nancy Lynée Woo is a 2015 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow, and founding editor of social justice literary press Lucid Moose Lit. She is currently working on a collection of poems about her […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Obama, Performers, Personal Shit, Poetry

A Rrose in a Prose Literary Salon this Sunday: Your Heroes Are Dicks

When I was a teenager, I had a wonderful mentor who helped me tremendously in becoming the public speaker and champion of the logical alternative that I am today. But later, when I was an adult, I learned he was accused of “indiscretions” with a juvenile and fired from his job. Sound familiar?  Let’s not […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Books, Lit Events, Literature

Appearing for the first time at Rrose, it’s Emily Hunt!

Today at 2 p.m. we have so many good writers! And we’re even bringing on features you’ve need seen with us before–including the highly young but highly acclaimed poet and writer Emily Hunt! Emily Hunt is a writer, editor, and translator living in Los Angeles. Emily’s work can be found in Artillery Magazine, YAY LA, […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Fiction, Lit Events, Poetry

An A Rrose in a Prose first, this Sunday: F. Douglas Brown!

Just when you think that A Rrose in a Prose could devolve into a scuzzy place, full of identity thieves and clowns who forget to bring their makeup, we do something like this: book another great writer, class the place up, and even make sure to put the guy’s biography up before the show! F. […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Performers, Poetry, Punk, Satan's Favorite Bands, Shows, Songwriters, Zines

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain coming to A Rrose in a Prose on August 16!

Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil are the co-authors of the internationally renowned Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk and the newly released Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose.

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A Rrose in a Prose, Books, Fiction, Lit Events, Los Angeles, Performers, Poetry, Shows, Zines

August 16: A Rrose in a Prose, ZZyZx WriterZ, L.A. Zine Fest, Poetry Palooza @ Echo Park Rising: Just Good Enough

Think workshops, open mics, and other forms of collaborative art, all slated to happen right after our amazing features conclude, including a rare open mic. Be there at 2 p.m. to sign up!

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A Rrose in a Prose, Exquisite Corpses, Poems

“Manchester and Vermont” – an exquisite corpse.

here is the exquisite corpse we created at last month’s amazing event. It’s written by virtually everyone who was in attendance at A Rrose in a Prose last month, and it goes from dark to political to comic. It’s almost like life in reverse!

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