The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
Red Hen Press partners with Boston Court Performing Arts Center, a venue dedicated to presenting works that are creative, bold, and daring. It strives to challenge the audiences of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley with diverse programs in an intimate setting.
This year, our authors include:
Lory Bedikian’s The Book of Lamenting was awarded the 2010 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. Bedikian received her BA from UCLA with an emphasis in Creative Writing, Poetry where she was twice nominated for the Ina Coolbrith Memorial Prize in Poetry. She teaches poetry workshops in Los Angeles.
William Archila is the author of The Art of Exile (Bilingual Review Press, 2009), which won an International Latino Book Award in 2010 and was honored with an Emerging Writer Fellowship Award by The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD.
Fady Joudah is a Palestinian American physician, poet, and translator. The son of Palestinian refugees, poet Fady Joudah was born in Austin, Texas, and grew up in Libya and Saudi Arabia.
Charif Shanahan is the Programs Director of the Poetry Society of America. A Cave Canem fellow, Charif studied poetry at Princeton University, Dartmouth College, and New York University, where he earned his MFA. nominated for the Ina Coolbrith Memorial Prize in Poetry.
Boston Court Performing Arts Center
70 North Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
May 13, 2015 7 pm