VELVET BUZZSAW: Art lives by death
Review ByJanice Bremec Blum* this article is a spoiler alert The latest movie to hit Netflix is Velvet Buzzsaw, by director Dan Gilroy. It is a horror-thriller that takes place in an unsuspected arena, the niche world of art. I recently attended the LA Art Show at the...
Luis Rodriguez poems: “Heavy Blue Veins: Watts 1959” and “Words” + Post Laureate updates
Heavy Blue Veins: Watts, 1959 Heavy blue veins streak across my mother’s legs, Some of them bunched up into dark lumps at her ankles. Mama periodically bleeds them to relieve the pain. She carefully cuts the engorged veins with a razor And drains them into a...
Rhiannon McGavin’s book “Branches” is on sale – plus she reveals her 3 favorite poetry books for poets by poets, and video explaining why
Rhiannon McGavin is Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles (2016), and a current English major at UCLA. Her first collection of poetry, Branches, was published in 2017 with Penmanship Books. She has performed her original poetry from the Hollywood Bowl to the Library of Congress, and makes creative writing more accessible through her online work.