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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – Write it Out Instead -- with James Evert Jones

  • 20 Jan 2022
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Start the New Year off on the right foot, recognize the tiny blocks that prevent you from writing and learn how to navigate them effectively!

JAMES EVERT JONES is grateful to curate and host poetry and spoken word events throughout Los Angeles County for over thirty years.  James currently volunteers with the Hollywood Regional Library and the Studio City Public Library as organizer and host for poetry and other literary arts events.  He also serves as a member of Beyond Baroque’s Southern California Outreach Council. As a poet and journalist, James has been published in: Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts, Redshift 5, Blue and the Blues, What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted, The End of An Error, A Decade of Sundays, A Few Minutes of Your Time, Voices from Leimert Park Redux, poeticdiversity.org, Altadena Poetry Review, Spectrum, News, Clips and Ego Trips: The Best of Next… Magazine, Onyx: Spoken Word, In a Fever Delirium, A Kiss Amidst the Lead, The Moment, and others.  James's accomplishments include producing and directing a live reenactment of the notorious radio play “The War of the Worlds” on its 80th anniversary, as well as annual readings of the Christmas classic “A Miracle on 34th Street.”  He has spearheaded several poetry workshops (including Beyond Baroque’s Wednesday Night Workshop, the longest-running workshop in Southern California), designed and edited the “The BIG Haiku” exhibit for Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and a collection of stories for the “America @ 240” project commemorating America’s 240th anniversary.  James is a two-time recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award (2017, 2019). 

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