Skip to main content

The Latest

  • Big Apple Blues
    Big Apple Blues by Tomás Doncker Band - A Review
    Big Apple Blues is a collaborative album that features poet Yusef Komunyakaa and musician Tomás Doncker under the name Tomás Doncker Band. Recently released on the 21st of October via True Groove Records, the pairing team up to produce 10 songs...
  • Kubernik knows 'Leonard Cohen'
    Kubernik knows ‘Leonard Cohen ’
    Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows from Backbeat Books is a new book by writer, editor and journalist Harvey Kubernik. While it appears to be no more than a “coffee table book”, appearances can be very deceiving. Indeed, upon reading the...
  • Two erotic poets walk into the uninhibited October 22.
    Two erotic poets walk into the uninhibited October 22.
    The Lit Crawl L.A. (Noho) presents "Two Erotic Poets Walk into a Sex Shop".Leave your inhibitions at home and come listen to these two vixens entrance the audience with their siren songs of leather and lace. Bring a partner, bring a...
  • "Through These Lenses"
    'Through These Lenses' by Apostolos Anagnostopoulos
    “Through These Lenses” by Apostolos Anagnostopoulos is a poetry collection of emotional sincerity by an up and coming Greek-American writer. These personal poems demonstrate a brave voice forged by struggle and brimming with potential....
  • "Subway Stories"
    'Subway Stories' art and poetry inspired by underground New York City
    In “Subway Stories” the artwork of Sophocles Plokamakis and the poems of Apostolos Anagnostopoulos create a unique snapshot of the New York City subway system. Inanimate objects speak, and the little dramas subway riders experience...
  • Poetry N Motion: Dedication To  Ferguson
    Poetry N Motion: Dedication To Ferguson
    Dedication To FergusonHow many more children go unnoticed?Young doves, with big dreamsLives, cut short by blinded soulsWomen, are sound, humbled, transformed by the era of motherhoodThis, is our hoodRevealed, are the shallow graves of our sonsAs,...
  • Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez
    Poetry Examiner's Friday pick from L.A.'s new poet laureate, Luis J. Rodriguez
    Los Angeles' 2nd Poet Laureate was announced October 8, 2014, and the seat has been filled by the city's greatest 'homeboy'. He has lived the true and hard-core grit of Los Angeles life, from his teen years to adulthood. Luis J....
  • Hyacinth
    New Max Schwartz film 'Hyacinth' details friendship with Jim Morrison
    America has a tendency to forget its poets. Jim Morrison knew this and took a shortcut to get his poetry known, through rock ‘n’ roll. Upon reflection in a later interview he said that perhaps, “I would have gone for the quiet,...
  • The cast of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde
    Top 3 classic Oscar Wilde books
    This October 16, we celebrate Oscar Wilde on the occasion of his 160th birthday. The Irish writer so famous for his witty quotes wrote some of the most memorable plays ever. His poems, novel, short stories and essays reveal a depth, intelligence...
  • Edgar & Lenore's Publishing House of Sherman Oaks CA
    Edgar & Lenore's celebrates the 2014 nominees for literary excellence.
    Edgar & Lenore’s Publishing House of Sherman Oaks, California has been publishing since 2009; the first publication being a full color edition collective of poetry and photography entitled A Song Beneath Silence by Apryl Skies.Now with...
  • Almost sacramental
    Rhetorical delights and the hauntings of Stanley Plumly
    If this sometimes diffident reviewer were to be honest with her audience, she would not have much of one through the offering of a cynical sensibility about authors: We could do without 99% percent of them, as most of their content, of the...
  • Book Fair
    'Taste and See', a unique blend of spirituality, family stories and comfort food
    The new book Taste and See: Experiences of God’s Goodness Through Stories, Poems, and Food as Seen by a Mother and Daughter by Joanna ES Campbell and the Rev. Joanna J. Seibert M.D. is a very imaginative collection of family stories blended...
  • Library Girl
    A celebration reading party at Library Girl this Sunday
    This Sunday will mark the 5 year anniversary of Library Girl and show producer Susan Hayden will host a "reading party" in the celebration of quite a number of things... Ms Hayden's signing on to the publishers for the making of her...
  • World Mental Health Awareness
    World Mental Health Awareness
    World Mental Health Day is being celebrated on Friday, October 10. I had the privilege and honor of interviewing poet Deborah Wiederhold, who has led an amazing journey, facing challenges and overcoming obstacles on her path to success. Recently...
  • Old painting: Shakespeare
    Every city needs poets
    An Everyday People Examiner has the ability to write on several different topics. These topics are as follows:Animal AdvocacyCultural TopicsGeek CultureHuman InterestMovie ReviewSocial IssuesThese are, supposedly, topics that are of most interest...