On this episode of Greater LA: The writers and publishers organization PEN America is looking for help from LA City Hall to support local literary professionals. A high school student recounts her journey to being a slam poetry champion. And, in the time of physical distancing, the director of LA Theatre Works says radio plays are having a moment.
Literary arts are center stage during coronavirus
From this Episode:
LA’s literary community looks for financial lifeline
Like so many other professionals, writers are losing work due to the pandemic.
5 min, 51 sec
LA high schoolers ‘Get Lit’ at the poetry slam finals
Seventeen year-old Virginia Villata feels like her life has come full circle. It’s been five years since she first stumbled upon the world of poetry, and she’s just hours...
6 min, 54 sec