CRW Reading June 4 at GCC Student Union

For those of you who are already bored hanging around the house and longing for some up-close contact with GCC, we’ve got just the thing!  (This really looks like a good one!)
Please join us next Wednesday, June 4th when . . . .
  • Creative Writing at GCC presents another evening of poetry and prose!
  • Free Association Open Mic Series featuring Brendan Constantine & Artiste-te
  • Wednesday June 4th, 7:00pm, in the Student Union at Glendale Community College
  • FREE and open to the public
  • open mic starts at 7pm


Brendan Constantine is a poet based in Hollywood. His work has appeared in numerous journals, most notably Ploughshares, FIELD, Zyzzyva, Ninth Letter, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, ArtLife, PANK, and L.A. Times Best Seller, The Underground Guide to Los Angeles. His first book, Letters To Guns (Red Hen Press 2009), is now required reading in creative writing programs across the nation. His most recent collections are Birthday Girl With Possum (Write Bloody Publishing 2011) and Calamity Joe (Red Hen Press 2012). He has had work commissioned by the Getty Museum and he has received grants from the James Irvine Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts. He is currently poet in residence at the Windward School and adjunct professor at Antioch University. In addition, he regularly offers classes in hospitals, prisons, shelters, and with the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project.

Artiste-te is a Chicago poet and artist who moved to Arizona in 2002. He received a BA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (studio) and the University of Chicago (academics) and an MA from Northern Illinois University. His art has been shown in juried exhibits across the country and was selected for the Illinois State Art Museum collection. His poetry focuses on the surreal and abstract and has been published in several anthologies and journals and won prizes in Arizona, Massachusetts, and Illinois.

Hosted by Shawnte Orion

As always, these events are uncensored and may not be suitable for children
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