The Stranded Artist is proud to present Geffrey Davis and F. Douglas Brown reading in Downtown Long Beach, Saturday, November 1st. The reading will be hosted by Danielle Mitchell, director of The Poetry Lab.
Doors open at 7:00pm
Reading begins at 7:30pm
This event is co-sponsored by WE Labs (Work Evolution Laboratories) and is open to the public. Please join us!
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
GEFFREY DAVIS grew up in Tacoma, WA and teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of Revising the Storm (BOA Editions, 2014), winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Other distinctions include the Anne Halley Poetry Prize, the Dogwood Prize in Poetry, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, the Leonard Steinberg Memorial/Academy of American Poets Prize, nominations for the Pushcart, and fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation and Penn State's Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
F. DOUGLAS BROWN of Los Angeles is the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize recipient for Zero to Three (University of Georgia Press 2014). Mr. Brown, an educator for twenty years, teaches English at Loyola High School, an all-boys Jesuit school. He holds a MA in Literature and Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and is both a Cave Canem and Kundiman fellow. His poems have appeared in Toegood Poetry, The Sugar House Review, Cura Magazine, Muzzle Magazine, Transfer Magazine and Santa Clara Review. When he is not teaching, writing or with his two children, Isaiah and Olivia, he is busy DJing in the greater Los Angeles area.