From Poets & Writers, Inc.

POETS & WRITERS IS MORE than a magazine. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving creative writers. We pay fees to writers giving readings and leading workshops, provide information and advice to authors, and help them connect with one another and with audiences. We also sponsor a number of awards and prizes.

On June 4, Poets & Writers held its seventh annual Connecting Cultures reading at Beyond Baroque, a nonprofit literary arts center in Los Angeles. Each year representatives from organizations that have been supported through the Readings & Workshops program are invited to share their work with one another. This year, eleven readers, including those pictured above, helped to celebrate the vitality and diversity of the city’s literary community. Read more on the Readings & Workshops Blog (www.pw.org/blogs/pw_blogger) and see more of Craig Johnson’s pictures from the reading on our Facebook page, @poetsandwriters.

(Photo: Craig Johnson Photography, illtakeyourpicture.com)