LA Lit interviews Jane Sprague
Sunday, December 11 at 5pm
This event will be recorded. Please arrive on time and/or quietly.
Jane Spragueâ€™s poems have been published in many print and online magazines including How2, Kiosk, Columbia Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Tinfish, ecopoetics, kultureflash, Bird Dog & others. Her chapbooks include monster: a bestiary, break / fast, The Port of Los Angeles & Fuck Your Pastoral. The recipient of numerous grants and awards (NYSCA, NYFA, among others), she has worked as a teaching artist in the public schools of New York, a NYFA Artist in the School Community at Cornell University, Tompkins Cortland Community College, and for Bank Street College at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, a maximum-security prison for women in New York. Sprague began and curated the West End Reading Series in Ithaca, NY before relocating to Long Beach, California where she currently lives with her family. She publishes Palm Press: palmpress.org.
LA Lit records interviews poets and writers in the Los Angeles area. Reflecting the shifting nature of Los Angeles as a place, this may mean writers that have lived in LA all their lives or writers who happen to be in LA for a couple of days. LA-Lit is a place for the literary culture of Los Angeles to develop and exhibit itself. LA-Lit is co-hosted and co-produced by Stephanie Rioux and Mathew Timmons and with the help of Jason Brown and the support of Superbunker.