Video Gallery of Poets
in Southern California
Video Gallery of Poets
in Southern California
Steven Reigns
(2021)
Steven Reigns
Poetry.LA Interview
Studio
9/4/2021
Writers Resist LA 2019
Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center
Venice, CA
1/13/2019

(2019)
Steven Reigns, West Hollywood's first poet laureate in 2015-16, is the author of three collections, A Quilt for David (City Lights, 2021), Inheritance (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011), and Your Dead Body is My Welcome Mat (Burning Page Press, 2004), along with over a dozen chapbooks. He edited My Life is Poetry (Grenadier Press, 2008) showcasing his students' work from the first-ever autobiographical poetry workshop for LGBTQ seniors. He created The Gay Rub, a touring exhibition of rubbings from LGBTQ landmarks and he facilitates the Lambda Lit Book Club. He has received 14 Artist in Residency Grants from the L.A. County Dept. of Cultural Affairs and a 2019-20 Individual Artist Fellowship grant from City of Los Angeles (COLA). Reigns has lectured and taught writing workshops around the country to LGBTQ youth and people living with HIV.
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