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Sunday, October 6 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Bad Ken and the Desert Imaginaries

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Experiment with tropes of the desert imaginary as conceptualized through Joshua Tree's community of artistic praxis published in Bad Ken: A Journal of Place.

Authors
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Ruth Nolan

Ruth Nolan is a California desert-based poet/writer and professor of Creative Writing at College of the Desert in Palm Springs, CA. Her poetry collection Badwater placed as a finalist in the 2018 Hilary Gravendyk poetry book contest, and she's also the author of Ruby Mountain (Finishing... Read More →
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Cindy Rinne

Cindy Rinne creates art and writes in San Bernardino, CA. She is Poet in Residence for the Neutra Institute Gallery and Museum, Los Angeles, CA. A Pushcart nominee. Cindy is the author of several books: Letters Under Rock with Bory Thach, forthcoming (Elyssar Press), Mapless with... Read More →
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Sean Negus

Sean Negus is an Adjunct Professor at California College of the Arts where he teaches in the Writing & Literature Program. He co-organizes the Joshua Tree Experiential Arts & Writing Retreat each year with Ariel Fintushel. Hurricane Music, his first collection of poems, is forthcoming... Read More →
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Anne Yale

Anne Yale is the author of Liturgy of Small Feathers. Her poetry has appeared in Chaparral, Zócalo Public Square, California Quarterly, Lengua Larga, Boca Abierta, Mothers Always Write and Whale Road Review. She is founder and editor-in-chief at Yak Press, and originator of the Native... Read More →
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Cynthia Anderson

Cynthia Anderson lives in the Mojave Desert near Joshua Tree National Park. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Spillway, Crab Orchard Review, Apercus Quarterly, Askew, San Pedro River Review, Mojave River Review, The Coil, and Split Rock Review. Her work has been nominated... Read More →
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Nicelle Davis

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 poetry collections include The Walled Wife (Red Hen Press, 2016), In the Circus of You (Rose Metal Press, 2015), Becoming... Read More →
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Ariel Fintushel

Ariel Fintushel is a multimedia poet/artist working out of Los Angeles with publications in Cholla Needles, Bad Ken, Huffington Post, Zaum, Baltimore University’s Welter, The A3 Review, and elsewhere. Fintushel has an MFA from SF Stat and co-curates an annual retreat for artists... Read More →



Sunday October 6, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
5th Street Entrance, Los Angeles Central Library 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
  • Organization The Joshua Tree Experiential Arts & Writing Retreat
  • Website joshuatree.transpoiesis.com

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