Join Half Shell Editions as they kick off their "12 by Twelve" series of chapbooks. A new series of poetry books, featuring 12 poems by a different Los Angeles area poet released each month. The first poet showcased by the series will be Rafael F. J. Alvarado. Alvarado, representing the January "12 by Twelve," will be joined by Eric Brown (February), S.A. Griffin (March) and Scott Wannberg (April).
Rafael F.J. Alvarado has been writing poetry since he was ten and has been very active in the poetry community producing and hosting poetry events that expand the public's awarness of the lively Los Angeles poetry community. He currently hosts several readings including the Daisy Standard at Dutton's bookstore in Beverly Hills and Laura's Poemas at Mama's Hot Tamales in McArthur Park.
Half Shell Editions is the press moniker of the Poets on the Half Shell reading series and is managed by poet and event producer, Carlye Archibeque.