Chris Wakefield

“i miss being an alcoholic” I miss being an alcoholic. In the bar nearest to my bed I sit with temples pounding Jaw clenched tight To the rim of a pint Confused between plateaus Of being in love and being alone But I’ve known worse paralogia Than feigning some grand re-entrance To the alcohol game…

Olga García

Danielle LaFrance is a poet, librarian and militant. She is the author of Friendly + Fire (Talonbooks, 2016), Species Branding (CUE, 2010) and Pink Slip (SIC, 2013). Since 1983 she has resided on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh, Úxwumixw, Stó:lo, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. Olga García is a bilingual poet, physicist and mathematician and…

Angela Narciso Torres

Angela Narcisco Torres will feature at Cultures Connect in San Diego, hosted by Poetry & Art Series 2018 and San Diego Writers, Ink on April 7 at 7pm. More info. Confessions of a Transplant My first year living in America the scent of frying garlic sent me weeping. My eyes swept the somber avenues starving…

Ying Wu

Poet and host of San Diego’s Gelato Poetry Series

Sharon Elise

Poet, professor and department chair of sociology at CSU San Marcos

Alex Salazar

Spoken word poet, P&A People’s Choice winner

Dana Gioia

Poet Laureate of California, critic, author, professor of poetry

Adam Greenfield

Podcast producer, poet and host of Verbatim Poets Society