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.
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...