Long Beach City College

12:00-1:00 PM  LAC Campus

Location: Courtyard between buildings M & N on the Liberal Arts Campus

room K-100

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

Ángel García is the author of Teeth Never Sleep, winner of the 2018 CantoMundo Poetry Prize, which will be published by the University of Arkansas Press in the Fall of 2018. Currently a PhD student in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Ángel has earned a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Redlands and an M.F.A. from the University of California, Riverside. His work has been published in the American Poetry Review, Miramar, McSweeney’s, Huizache, and The Good Men Project, among others. He has received fellowships from Canto Mundo, Community of Writers-Squaw Valley and Vermont Studio Center. In addition to his creative work, Ángel is also the cofounder of a non-profit organization, Gente Organizada, that works to educate, empower, and engage communities through grassroots organizing.

Visiting Poet  Ángel García

Nov 16

12:00-1:00 PM  LAC Campus 
Location: Courtyard between buildings M & N on the Liberal Arts Campus​

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

​​Visiting Playwright and Author

 Marco A. Vasquez

room: K-100

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

Oct 24

 Oct 4

Born and raised in East Los Angeles, Marco A. Vasquez received his MFA in Creative Writing at California State University, Long Beach. An award winning playwright, he is also the author of several poetry chapbooks, including As We Go Along, which was edited by Gary Soto as part of his Chicano Chapbook Series. His first novel, Steven Isn’t Normal (Floricanto Press), is a recent recipient of an International Latino Book Award.