Video Gallery of Poets
in Southern California
Amy Gerstler & F. Douglas Brown
"Shop Talk: Elergies with a Bite"
Described by the L.A. Times as "one of the best poets in the nation," Amy Gerstler is the author of 11 poetry collections most recently, Index of Women (2021) and Scattered at Sea, (2015), both from Penguin Books. Her collection, Dearest Creature (Penguin Books, 2009) was named one of the notable books of the year by the New York Times. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including the Paris Review and The New Yorker. She edited the 2010 edition of the anthology, Best American Poetry, and won the 1990 National Book Critics Circle Award for Bitter Angel, (North Point Press, 1990). In 2018, she was named a Guggenheim fellow in poetry.
F. Douglas Brown is the author of two collections, ICON (Writ Large Press, 2018), and Zero to Three (Univ. of Georgia, 2014), winner of the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize selected by US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. He co-authored with Gerrey Davis, Begotten (URB Books, 2016), a chapbook of poetry as part of the Floodgate Poetry Series. He was selected by Poets & Writers as one of its ten notable Debut Poets of 2014. His work has appeared in, among other places, the Academy of American Poets, The PBS News Hour, and The Virginia Quarterly (VQR).
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