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The Poets

Ramón García is the author of The Chronicles (Red Hen Press, 2015), Other Countries (What Books Press, 2010) and Ricardo Valverde (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). He has published poetry in a variety of journals and anthologies.

Matias Viegener is a writer, artist, and critic who teaches at CalArts. He’s the author of 2500 Random Things About Me Too, the editor of I’m Very Into You and recently received a Creative Capital award.

Two samples of very homo-erotic poetry readings at the 2015 Art & Cultural Festival.

Ben Trigg is the co-host of Two Idiots Peddling Poetry at the Ugly Mug in Orange, California. He is geektastic.

David Parke Epstein is a former editor and writer for Esquire magazine. He currently lives at Sunset Junction with a cat named Compton. He’s a hopeless romantic who enjoys movies, poetry, and long cocks on the beach.

Steven Reigns was appointed the first City Poet of West Hollywood, authored Inheritance and edited My Life is Poetry, featuring his students in the first-ever autobiographical poetry workshop for LGBT seniors. He has taught workshops around the country to LGBT youth and people living with HIV.

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