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May 3


Gordon McAlpine is the Edgar Award nominated author of the literary mystery novels, Holmes Entangled, Woman with a Blue Pencil, and Hammett Unwritten as well as other acclaimed novels and non-fiction. He is also the author of an award winning trilogy of novels for middle grade readers, “The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe”. He has published short fiction in journals and anthologies both in the U.S.A and abroad. A graduate of the M.F.A. program in creative writing at U.C. Irvine, he taught for many years at Chapman University in Orange, California.

​​Upcoming Student Events

Apr 3

1:00 PM 
LBCC Poets on Exhibit, Poetry Reading

Art Gallery, room ​K100 LAC Campus

Derrick C. Brown is a novelist, comedian, poet, and storyteller. He is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of The Year award for Poetry. He is a former paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne and is the owner and president of Write Bloody Publishing, which Forbes and Filter Magazine call “…one of the best independent poetry presses in the country.” He is the author of eight books of poetry and three children’s books. The New York Times calls his work, “…a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking, beautiful power of words.” He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Visiting Writer's Series events are sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and are made possible by support from the LBCC Foundation.

12:00-1:00 PM 
Location: P-Building Courtyard  on the Liberal Arts Campus​

room P104 LAC Campus 

time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.



English Majors & Minors Fiction & Film Event

James Joyce's "The Dead" & John Huston's film adaptation The Dead

6:30-8:30 PM Location: P-Building Room 104

The Dead by James Joyce.pdf

Long Beach City College

room P104 LAC Campus 
time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.