Les Figues & Sidebrow in Los Angeles

Les Figues and Sidebrow invite you to the second leg of a two-part, two-city reading tour celebrating writers from two innovative West Coast presses.

Featured at the Los Angeles half of the series will be Paul Hoover & Harold Abramowitz, on behalf of Les Figues, and Amina Cain & Anna Joy Springer, on behalf of Sidebrow.

Paul Hoover is author of eleven books of poetry including Sonnet 56, Edge and Fold, Winter, Rehearsal in Black, Totem and Shadow: New & Selected Poems, Viridian, and The Novel: A Poem. He is editor of Postmodern American Poetry (Norton) and, with Maxine Chernoff, New American Writing. His collection of essays is Fables of Representation (U. of Michigan).

Harold Abramowitz’s books and chapbooks include Not Blessed (forthcoming Les Figues), Sin is to Celebration (collaboration with Amanda Ackerman, House), Dear Dearly Departed (Palm), Sunday, or A Summer’s Day (PS), and Three Column Table (Insert). Harold co-edits the short-form literary press eohippus labs.

Amina Cain is author of I Go To Some Hollow (Les Figues). Her work appears in 3rd Bed, Denver Quarterly, La Petite Zine, Sidebrow, and Wreckage of Reason: An Anthology of Contemporary Xxperimental Prose by Women Writers. She lives in Los Angeles.

Anna Joy Springer has toured the U.S. and Europe as a singer for punk bands and with the legendary Sister Spit. Her first novel is The Vicious Red Relic, Love.