Jerry Garcia

11217 Valley Spring Lane
Studio City, CA 91602

Author's Bio

Jerry Garcia is a poet, photographer and filmmaker from Los Angeles, California. His poetry has been seen in various journals and anthologies including Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, Coiled Serpent Anthology, The Chiron Review, Askew and his chapbook Hitchhiking with the Guilty. Jerry is a past director of the Valley Contemporary Poets and former President of Beyond Baroque’s board of trustees in Venice, California. He has also been a producer and editor of television commercials, documentaries and motion picture previews. Jerry lives with his wife Becky and their poetic dog Japhy.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
The Coiled Serpent
(Tia Chucha Press, 2016)
, The Night Goes On all Night
(Ain't Got No Press, 2011)
, Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond
(Beyond Baroque, 2015)
Journals: 
Askew Poetry, Chaparral, Chiron Review, Cultural Weekly, Dead Flowers, Falling Star Magazine, Lily Lit Review, November 3rd Club, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, poeticdiversity, Radius, San Pedro River Review, Verdad
Prizes Won: 
2006 Newer Poet - Awarded by L.A. Poetry Festival & Beyond Baroque Literary Center/Los Angeles at the Public Library ALOUD Series. Winner of dis•articulations Reader Poem for April 2015.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: Sep 04, 2016