Tebot Bach Series
Additionally, Tebot Bach sponsors poetry readings and writing workshops for schools Kindergarten through college and marginalized venues such as homeless shelters, battered women's shelters, nursing homes, senior citizen daycare centers, hospitals, AIDS hospices, and correctional facilities.
Participating poets include:
Webmaster: Tom Thomas
Shelley Savren is the author of two poetry collections, The Common Fire (Red Hen Press 2004) and The Wild Shine of Oranges (Tebot Bach Press 2013). Her work is widely published in literary magazines, including Solo, Prairie Schooner and Main Street Rag, and her awards include first place in the 1994 John David Johnson Memorial Poetry Award and a nomination for a Pushcart Prize. She is the recipient of nine California Arts Council Artist in Residence grants, three National Endowment for the Arts regional grants and five artist fellowships from the City of Ventura. Shelley holds an M.F.A. from Antioch University Los Angeles and has taught poetry writing workshops at a maximum security menís prison, juvenile detention centers, a homeless shelter, a school for emotionally disturbed adolescents and at every grade level through California Poets in the Schools. She is an English and Creative Writing Professor Emeritus at Oxnard College, where she curates their Literature, Arts & Lecture Series. www.shelleysavren.com
Christian Hanz Lozada
Christian Hanz Lozada is currently operating a popup bookstore specializing in local authors and publishers called Read On Till Morning in San Pedro and will soon start publishing under the bookstore's name. He is a co-author of Hawaiians in Los Angeles, a photographic history book. His fiction has appeared in A&U Magazine and Spot Literary Magazine. His poetry has appeared in Blue Collar Review, Spot Lit Magazine, Amulet, Conceit, and Cadence Collective. More poetry will be released in a future issue of Blue Collar Review, the Cadence Collective Anthology, and Gutters and Alleyways: Perspectives on Poverty and Struggle. He received his MFA from California State University, Long Beach. The baby's not his.