Poetry for Southern California
Beth Ruscio comes from actors, artists, writers and vaudevillians, has tried her hand at all and as a professional actress, has appeared on stage, screen, television and radio. She is the coauthor (with husband Leon Martell) of the play "1961 ELDORADO." In 2007, she was a named a NEWER POET by Los Angeles Poetry Festival, and her poems won second prize and honorable mention in Beyond Baroque's 2011 Best Poem Contest. She's a frequent feature, appearing most recently at The Secret City in L.A., Moonday West, Library Girl, The Third Area and Beyond Baroque. Her work's been published in Cultural Weekly, Malpais Review, Spillway, In Posse Review, and in the "Poetry Goes To The Movies" issue of Speechless The Magazine, her essay and tribute to her Dad, Al Ruscio, "On Acting and the Art of Boxing." Her poem "Ladies Sketch Club On The Beach, Pacific Grove, California, 1890" was just named a finalist for the Ruth Stone Poetry Prize and will be published in Hunger Mountain.
T. Anders Carsonís poems have been published in 34 countries. Recently in Chiron Review (US), Tears in the Fence (UK), Willard & Maple (US), and Wisconsin Review, (US). A Pushcart nominee and a Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Fellow, he just had his third collection Death is Not the Worst Thing published by Anaphora Literary Press. He lives in a small village with his wife and two kids by a lake.
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Huntington Beach, CA 92615-7887
The Tebot Bach Mission
Tebot Bach is dedicated to strengthening community, promoting literacy, and broadening the audience for poetry by demonstrating through readings, workshops, and publications, the power of poetry to transform human experience.
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