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Visiting Author Workshop: Nicelle Davis

  • Work Evolution 235 East Broadway, 8th Floor Long Beach, CA, 90802 United States (map)

Join us for another night at The Poetry Lab!

Nicelle Davis is a California poet, collaborator, and performance artist who walks the desert with her son J.J. in search of owl pellets and rattlesnake skins. Her most recent collection, In the Circus of You is available from Rose Metal Press. The author of two other books of poetry, Becoming Judas, is available from Red Hen Press and her first book, Circe, is available from Lowbrow Press. Another book of poems, The Walled Wife, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2017. Her e-chapbook, Studies in Monogamy, can be read (and heard) at A Whale Sound. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Beloit Poetry Journal, The New York Quarterly, PANK, SLAB Magazine, and others. She is editor-at-large of The Los Angeles Review. She has taught poetry at Youth for Positive Change, an organization that promotes success for youth in secondary schools, MHA, and with Volunteers of America in their Homeless Youth Center. Recipient of the 2013 AROHO retreat 9 3/4 Fellowship, she is honored to work as a consultant for this important feminist organization. She currently teaches at Paraclete and with the Red Hen Press WITS program.


Write! New poems during the visiting author lead workshop. 
Read! Poems from authors both new and beloved and discuss with a group of engaged peers.
Connect! With other writers in your community. 
Resist! We raise our voices, each act of writing is an act of resistance. 
Everyone is welcome at The Poetry Lab
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Earlier Event: July 6
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Later Event: August 2
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