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

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)
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.

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Caucasian, Latino/Latina
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: Jul 20, 2018