Our Monthly Literary Series: Gerald Locklin, Heather Woodbury & Alexis Fancher

Join us Wednesday, July 15th, at 8:30pm, for another installment of our monthly literary series, featuring Gerald Locklin, Heather Woodbury and Alexis Rhone Fancher.

As always, the readings will be infused with a bit of open mic poetry, so please feel free to bring your own poems to share with the audience!


Gerald Locklin has published over one hundred volumes of poetry, fiction, and literary essays including Charles Bukowski: A Sure Bet (Water Row Press), and Go West, Young Toad (Water Row Press). Charles Bukowski called him “One of the great undiscovered talents of our time.” His works have been widely translated and he has given countless readings here and in England. He is a Professor Emeritus at California State University, Long Beach.


“Stand-up novelist” Heather Woodbury is known for novel-sized solo works that combine serial storytelling with high-wire performance. What Ever, her 1990s stage tour-de-force, was broadcast on radio, with host Ira Glass, and published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her multi-character eco-comic epic As the Globe Warms is a podcast serial you can find here: http://heatherwoodbury.com/works_atgw.html.


Alexis Rhone Fancher is the author of How I Lost My Virginity To Michael Cohen and Other Heart Stab Poems (Sybaritic Press, 2014). You can find her work in Rattle, Red Light Lit, Ragazine, Broadzine!, Chiron Review, Slipstream, Cactus Heart, Menacing Hedge, Quaint, and elsewhere. Her photos have been published worldwide. Since 2013, she has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes and a Best of The Net award. She is poetry editor of Cultural Weekly.