Jerry Garcia

Poet

11217 Valley Spring Lane
North Hollywood, CA 91602
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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, Voices from Leimert Park Redux, and Snorted the Moon and Doused the Sun: An Addiction Anthology. He has two books of poetry, the full-length collection On Summer Solstice Road (2016 Green Tara Press) and a chapbook Hitchhiking With the Guilty (2010 GND Press).

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 in the San Fernando Valley of So Cal.

 

 

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Coiled Serpent (Tia Chucha Press, 2016)
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Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond (Beyond Baroque, 2015)
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The Night Goes On all Night (Ain't Got No Press, 2011)
Journals:
Askew Poetry
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Cultural Weekly
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Dead Flowers
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Falling Star Magazine
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Lily Lit Review
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November 3rd Club
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poeticdiversity
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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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
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Last update: May 22, 2019