The Pop-Hop will host an evening of readings from three amazing local writers: Dorothy Barresi, Sandra Hunter, and Kim Young.
The event will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 7:30 for what is sure to be an unforgettable night of poetry and fiction.
Dorothy Barresi is the author of four books of poetry: American Fanatics; Rouge Pulp; The Post-Rapture Diner, winner of an American Book Award; and All of the the Above, which won the Barnard College New Women Poets Prize. Her essays and poems have been widely published, and she is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, the Emily Clark Balch Prize from the Virginia Quarterly Review, and Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council. She is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at California State University Northridge where she has taught for twenty years.
Sandra Hunter’s fiction has appeared in a number of literary magazines. In 2011, she won the Arthur Edelstein Short Fiction Prize, and received finalist awards from Black Warrior Review and Zoetrope All-Story. In 2012 she won the Cobalt Fiction Prize. Her novel titled Losing Touch is to be published in 2013. This year, she started exploring dimension in language with a series of text and digital photograph pieces. They were presented at the NY School of Art's Word/Image Image/Word Conference in October 2012.
Kim Young teaches creative writing at California State University Northridge and edits Chaparral, an online journal featuring poetry from Southern California. Her poems have appeared in The Los Angeles Review, MiPOesias, Pebble Lake Review, and other journals. She holds an MA from California State University Northridge and an MFA from Bennington College, where she received a Jane Kenyon Scholarship in poetry. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.