LITERATURE, POETRY

“Five AM Moon” by Alyssa Crow

No Comments 17 April 2017

Alyssa Crow is a Los Angeles-based poet & writer with Romantic sensibilities. Her mixed Asian identities position her in a fluid space of belonging and otherness that informs the battle between head-space and body-space, deeply influencing her work. Her poems are constructed with the truth of an experience, a moment, or a memory. Find more […]

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Best of Yay! LA: Literature

No Comments 27 September 2016

Get comfy with Yay! LA’s finest author interviews and original literary content. By Daniel Barron     A year after its debut, Yay! LA Magazine went from a publication that covers culture to a platform for culture itself. We opened the door to review any short stories, poetry, flash fiction, columns, or essays that people […]

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“On A Long Walk Out” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 04 August 2016

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You and currently The Bomb. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   On A Long Walk Out On a long walk out one hot summer night I found peppered peace taking in my time Looking at […]

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Interview w/ Mari Naomi

No Comments 02 August 2016

Comic artist Mari Naomi discusses her alternative upbringing, being honest in her writing, and her latest graphic memoir Turning Japanese. by Daniel Barron     Sometimes you need to cross the line to know where it is. That’s something I think about as I am seated for coffee with illustrator Mari Naomi. After an hour discussing […]

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“A Love Like Leather” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 19 May 2016

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You and currently The Bomb. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   Coffee on the Deck   Coffee on the deck A cigarette I heard you move in the kitchen Can you find me in my […]

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Leigh Stein & Lux Alptraum Bring Women Together at BinderCon

No Comments 31 March 2016

Interview with Leigh Stein and Lux Alptruam, founders of the women and non-gender conforming writers conference series BinderCon. By Sarah Morisano     BinderCon, also known as Out of the Binders, Inc, is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2014 in order to help advance the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers. On […]

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LITERATURE, POETRY

“The Good Old Days” by Daniel Moore

No Comments 26 February 2016

Daniel Moore’s work has been published in journals such as: The American Literary Review, Western Humanities Review, Cream City Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Rattle and others. He currently has work in El Portal, Coe Review, Paper Nautilus, and Narrative Northeast. He has poems forthcoming in Dewpoint, Atticus Review, Cobalt Review, Wayne Literary Review, […]

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“Home” by Katie Pukash

No Comments 31 January 2016

Katie Pukash is a performance poet based in Los Angeles. She has taught at Boise State and Boise High School in the art of slam poetry. She currently resides in Tarzana.   Home   I swallow the kitchen, throw up acid and sleep on five different couches in a year. When pain puddles turn into […]

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“American Character” by Rachel Fannan

No Comments 12 November 2015

Rachel Fannan is the singer-songwriter behind LA-based retro band Only You. Her forthcoming collection of poetry explores themes and moments captured within her numerous tour diaries.   American Character   Placing the hold, he believed in perfection. Sunset, half a cigarette, a glass of wine, it was nice. We all took time to watch it […]

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LITERATURE

Emily V Gordon On Making A “Super You”

No Comments 26 September 2015

Powerhouse comedy producer Emily V Gordon discusses the ideas and philosophies behind her new book Super You: Release Your Inner Superhero. By Steven Ray Morris   Author Emily V Gordon has a new book being released today and it’s called Super You: Release Your Inner Superhero. Her name is familiar to anyone in the Los Angeles comedy […]

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