Suzanne Lummis: Poet, Teacher, Writer, Editor, Impresario
because you’ve stayed up
Meet me at the Skirball for Wide Awake 2
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“Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond” edited by Suzanne Lummis (Beyond Baroque Books/Pacific Coast Poetry Series: 326 pp., $18): Lummis has been on the Los Angeles poetry scene since before there was a Los Angeles poetry scene, and in this magnificent anthology, she gathers the work of more than 100 poets (Wanda Coleman, Luis J. Rodriguez, Eloise Klein Healy, Douglas Kearney) to reveal the depths and power of the city’s poetic sensibility.