Shondra Buchanan

Poet

Poet

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Southern California may not get the credit it deserves for its strong literary community and a great spoken word scene.

2 local poets: ‘The spirit of activism has always been in LA poetry’

Southern California may not get the credit it deserves for its strong literary community and a great spoken word scene.

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