We hope you can join us this FRIDAY, JUNE 4 at 7pm for a pastoral
poetry reading featuring LESTER ROBLES O’CONNOR, RYAN LUZ, and JOSEPH
We are excited to host this reading in conjunction with There Goes the
Neighborhood!–a four day event that not only hopes to shed light on
issues of art and its relationship to a specific community, but to
also re-examine, through artistic interventions, some aspects of the
neighborhood that are sometimes overlooked: www.theregoes.org
LESTER O’CONNOR writes in several genres and makes video work and
street propaganda. He was co-editor of the Pacific Review and reviewed
films for a defunct alt-weekly.
RYAN LUZ’s work is interdisciplinary–combining prose, poetry and
visual element. His poems often focuses on the tiny, quotidian, and
A libertine of unimpeachable taste, JOSEPH T. THOMAS, JR., is an
assistant professor of English at San Diego State University’s
National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature. He is the
author of two books, Poetry’s Playground: The Culture of Contemporary
American Children’s Poetry (Wayne State UP, 2007) and Strong Measures
(Make Now Press, 2007). Poetry’s Playground was named a 2009 honor
book by the Children’s Literature Association.
Please share this information with friends and any interested parties.
Agitprop readings are free, but donations to the gallery are always
We hope to see you there and for festivities before and afterward!
AGITPROP POETRY SERIES
FRIDAY, June 4, 7pm
2837 University Ave in North Park (Entrance on Utah, behind Glenn’s
San Diego, CA * 92104 * 619.384.7989