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CONGRATULATIONS: Mehnaz Turner featured in Newer Poets XVI Reading at Central Library

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Congratulations to MMIX poet, Mehnaz Turner who will be featured in the Newer Poets XVI Reading!

ALOUD at Central Library
630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Thursday, July 07, 2011 7:00 PM
NEWER POETS XVI: A READING
Featuring:

Lory Bedikian, A. Razor, Cassandra Love,
Sherman Pearl, Anthony Seidman, Mehnaz Turner

Hosted by Suzanne Lummis, Los Angeles Poetry Festival,
and Richard Modiano, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center

For more information on the poets and to make reservations:

http://www.lfla.org/event-detail/587/Newer-Poets-XVI-A-Reading

Mehnaz Turner was born in Pakistan and raised in southern California. She is a 2009 PEN USA Emerging Voices Fellow in Poetry. Her work has appeared in publications such as Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Mascara Literary Review, The Journal of Pakistan Studies, Cahoots Magazine, The Pedestal Magazine, and An Anthology of California Poets.

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READING: Rachelle Cruz and Mehnaz Turner at Silver Lake Jubliee Pre-show at Pehrspace

Silver Lake Jubilee Presents: “Girls, Girls, Girls!”


Emerging Voices alumnae Natashia Deon, Marytza Rubio, Mehnaz Turner, and Rachelle Cruz will read at this Silver Lake Jubilee promo show. PEN Center USA will curate the reading stages for the evening.

$5 Admission Wednesday, April 27 @ 8 PM
Pehrspace
325 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90026

The Silver Lake Jubilee is a two-day music and art celebration featuring more than 20 local music acts, multi-discipline artists, crafters, and comedy acts, with literary performances curated by PEN Center USA.

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READING RE-CAP: Sylvia Sukop at Wordspace

Sylvia Sukop at Wordspace (Photo by Bonnie Kaplan)

In an evening of readings at Wordspace in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 13, curated by Chiwan Choi and Judeth Ode, the publishers of Writ Large Press, Sylvia Sukop read a fresh excerpt from her memoir, a work-in-progress centered on the death of her teenaged brother Alex. The excerpt touched on the aftermath of that loss and an unexpected encounter in her own backyard. (Photo by Bonnie Kaplan)

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PUBLISHED and UPCOMING READING: Mehnaz Turner’s poems in Mascara Literary Review

Congratulations to Mehnaz Turner!

She has three poems, “Mugged,” “Everything New” and “China Silk Shoes,” featured in Mascara Literary ReviewRead them here.

Mehnaz is also reading her poems on February 11th, 8-10 pm at Stories Books & Cafe, 1716 Sunset Blvd, Echo Park. Poets Jane Ormerod, Thomas Fucaloro and Rubén Martínez will also be featured.  Click here for more information!

For more updates and great musings on poetry/writing, check out Mehnaz’s blog.

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