Please visit and support the work of these local booksellers, poetry sites, artists, and musicians. They're good people.
Alyssandra Nighswonger - Local singer/songwriter and cool chick.
Cadence Collective - Local poetry site run by cool chick, Sarah T. "No Samaritan", "Something in the air", "Big man on campus", "When the pub closes".
Gatsby Books - The literary heart of Long Beach.
Long Beach Past Present Future - "Big man on campus", "Suitcases".
Moon Tide Press - "English Lion", "Waiting for snow to fall".
Poetix - So Cal poetry HQ run by The Man...G. Murray.
RealNew Poetry - "Waiting for snow to fall" (Winner 2008 Poetry Contest).
RipRap - "You never quite know what's going on with clowns".
Serving House Journal - "Fireflight".
Tebot Bach - Wonderful non-profit run by wonderful Mifanwy Kaiser.
The Bastille - "How not to read a poem to an audience".
Utmost Christian Writers - "Judas" (Winner 2012 Best Rhyming Poem).
Verdad - "No Samaritan", "Roots," "Waiting for snow to fall".