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WHAT BOOKS PRESS FALL LAUNCH PARTY

Join us for a special evening tonight at Skylight Books as LA-based publisher WHAT BOOKS PRESS launches their fall catalog. A wonderful melange of poets, fiction writers and visual artists, WHAT BOOKS PRESS is a collective of diverse literary and visual artists whose work often defies ready classification, spanning the past quarter century.


Besides Tomorrow You'll Be One of Us, co-authored with Gail Wronsky, Chuck Rosenthal is the author of nine novels, including the just released Ten Thousand Heavens, a memoir, and two books of Magic Journalist essays.


Gail Wronsky lives in Topanga, California, and is the author of ten books of poetry, prose, and translations.  Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Pool, Volt, Denver Quarterly, Crazyhorse, and other literary magazines.  Her newest book, Tomorrow You’ll Be One of Us (What Books Press), is a collection of sci fi poems coauthored with Chuck Rosenthal and illustrated by renowned artist Gronk.

Rod Val Moore has published short stories in a variety of journals. In 1994 he won the Iowa Fiction Award for his story collection, Igloo Among Palms. His novel Brittle Star is published by What Books Press. Another novel, A History of Hands, recently won the Juniper Prize in Fiction, and is forthcoming from the University of Massachusetts Press in 2014.


Lynne Thompson has authored two chapbooks, We Arrive By Accumulation and Through A Window and her first full-length manuscript, Beg No Pardon, won the Perugia Press Book Award as well as the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers Award.  Recent poems have appeared in numerous journals including Ploughshares, Sou’Wester, and Spillway where she is Review & Essays Editor and new work is forthcoming in the African American Review and Prairie Schooner.


Judith Taylor is the author of two books of poems, Curios and Selected Dreams from the Animal Kingdom. She's the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. Currently, she teaches private classes and coedits the online poetry journal POOL: A Journal of Poetry.

Event date: 
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
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