ZYZZYVA Spring Celebration with Editor Laura Cogan and Contributors Paula Priamos and Vanessa Hua, co-sponsored by PEN USA.
After 25 years, ZYZZYVA, the literary journal dedicated to West Coast writers and artists, is under new leadership. Editor Laura Cogan is the esteemed journal's firstnew editor since its founding in 1985 by Howard Junker. Come meet Laura at a reading featuring Southern California writers Paula Priamos and Vanessa Hua, and learn about the journal's plans going forward (there's a new website and a forthcoming redesign of the journal).
Vanessa Hua is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Economist, The New York Times, and Newsweek, and is a graduate of UC Riverside's MFA program. In 2008, she won the Atlantic Monthly's student fiction contest, and in 2005 won Cream City Review's fiction contest. She's working on a novel and a collection of stories.Paula Priamos's writing has been featured in teh Los Angeles Times Magazine and the New York Times Magazine, among others. Her first book, The Shyster's Daughter: A Memoir is coming out in Spring 2012 with Etruscan Press.