2nd Annual Festival of California Poets

2nd Annual Festival of California Poets

Co-presented by the Poetry Society of America, PEN Center USA, and UCLA

To conclude the Poetry Society of America’s festival, celebrated Los Angeles-area poets Ralph Angel (winner of the PEN Center USA Award for Poetry for Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986–2006), Wanda Coleman (winner of the Lenore Marshall Prize and author of the National Book Award finalist Mercurochrome), Maggie Nelson (author of Something Bright, Then Holes and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award finalist Jane: A Murder), and Charles Harper Webb (winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize and a Whiting Writers Award) read from their work. For more information on the festival, go to www.poetrysociety.org.