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November 27, 2018

ON THURSDAY night, please join our lively crew (including editor David Davis, designer Amy Inouye and fellow contributor Tomas Benitez ) at the Pasadena Central Library.    We’ll be discussing and reading from the anthology:  “L.A. Baseball: From the Pacific Coast Leag...

April 14, 2018

 April 21 & 22, I will at the Los Angeles Times Festival 

 of Books at the Angel City Press booth (#119 near Tommy Trojan) signing "After/Image." You can find me Saturday from 12pm to 2pm and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. Please come by and say hello!

On Sunday afternoon...

March 10, 2018

Starting 3/18, I'll be reading and signing "After/Image" at three local independents:

- March 18 @ 5pm at At Skylight Books

-March 19 @ 6pm at  Eso Won Books 

-March 22 @ 7pm at Vroman's Bookstore. 

I will also be in Angel City Press' tent for the Los Angeles Fes...

February 16, 2018

My new book, ”After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame,” on Angel City Press, is making its way out into the world. It’s a collection of essays and photographs examining sense-of-place and the ever-evolving identity of the City of Angels. I'll be doing readings next...

January 31, 2018

I"m still over the moon.

My liner notes, "The Stomp Comes to the Strip" just won Best Album Notes at the Grammys last Sunday.  What an honor, especially for a project that honors the both the artistic legacy and the memory of an artist who was gone way too soon....

June 7, 2017

IT'S OFFICIAL:  I am teaming up with the wonderful Angel City Press who will publish my new collection of essays and photographs, "After Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame." Project due Spring 2018. Stay tuned here for updates!

May 28, 2017

Excited to now officially report that I’ve been awarded the Huntington Library’s Alan Jutzi Fellowship to support the next leg of my research this summer in the Octavia E. Butler archive. I’m so grateful that she’s left so much of her story to learn from. Now looking f...

May 28, 2017

I AM VERY happy to announce my new (and very first!) chapbook, "Shifting Tenses"  from the wonderful Writ Large Press, Founded in 2007 by Chiwan Choi, Peter Woods,  Judeth Oden Choi and Jessica Ceballos, the press' mandate has been to publish, connect  and promote over...

March 23, 2017

If you grew up in 70s Los Angeles, most likely  you had a hide out, hang out and a ritual -- and they may have been spread out across the region.  Back then, even though getting from here-to-there might be a hike,  the city was  much easier to navigate. Still tricky, c...

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