Words: a lit reading at the Monarch Tea Room
Evan Nagle helped launch First Look Media. Sometimes, when the night is extra nightish or the day is extra down-underish, he jots a thought or two. Then, he leaves. Years later, he finds it, and thinks to himself, "Oh, look. A poem."
Steve Carll is the author of Tracheal Centrifuge (Factory School, 2006) and co-author (with Bill Marsh) of Tao Drops, I Change (Subpress, 2004). This is his first public reading in 10 years.
"Da Pidgin Guerrilla" Lee A. Tonouchi's latest book, Significant Moments in da Life of Oriental Faddah and Son: One Hawaii Okinawan Journal (Bess Press) won the 2013 Association for Asian American Studies book award for poetry/prose. His other books include Da Word (Bamboo Ridge), Living Pidgin (Tinfish), Da Kine Dictionary (Bess), and Buss Laugh: Stand Up Poetry from Hawaii (Bess). His newest play, Echoes of Dat Red Guitar, will be produced at Kumu Kahua Theatre in May and June 2015.