CP Heiser talks to Alejandro Zambra about the Great Conspiracies of the family, who tells Chile’s story, and the rhythm of his novels.
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Tomorrow , 29 November, Brazilian novelists Cristhiano Aguiar, Vinicius Jatobá, and Chico Mattoso visit Los Angeles with translator Katrina Dodsonvis, reading and answering questions at UCLA and Book Soup, to celebrate the release of Granta 121: The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists. The Poetry Translation Centre will host a translation workshop featuring the work of Kurdish [...]
Sudeep Sen presents poems by Mvskoke Nation poet Joy Harjo, including her unpublished song lyrics “Sunrise,” in anticipation of her forthcoming book of essays, interviews, and photographs, a new memoir, a one-woman show in New York, and a new play for Public Theater.
Molossus contributor and friend Pascale Petit makes a rare Los Angeles appearance, to read from the US edition of her latest collection, What the Water Gave Me, poems inspired by the life of Frida Khalo.
Mathew Timmons’ latest book, The New Poetics ($15), published by Les Figues Press as part of their TrenchArt Maneuvers Series, topped the Small Press Distribution bestseller list for poetry in December.
Visit the Silver Lake Jubilee’s Literary Village, at the Silver Lake Jubilee! 22 – 23 May 2010! Performance Showcases include Los Angeles Comics, Les Figues Press, Sur+ Bilingual Reading, Molossus, The Parallax Poets, and many more! ***COMPLETE SCHEDULE BELOW.*** Featuring readings and signings by: Danielle Adair * Ama Birch * James Bolt * Amaranth Borsuk [...]
Friday 21 May 2010 The End Times Opry brings its multidisciplinary arts showcase to the Eagle Rock Arts Center. As media partners, we’re proud to present the following interview with poet Elena Karina Byrne, one of several Los Angeles-area poets performing at The End Times. Elena and I conversed by email. Her love of language [...]
In this, the second half of our interview with Los Angeles cartoonist Tom Neely, Illustrator Geoff Gossett takes the role of lead questioner, as we learn more about Neely’s art and process. Neely will be featured at the Silver Lake Jubilee, a Molossus partner event, at the Jubilee Comix Showcase. Read the first half of our [...]
Tom Neely is a painter and cartoonist living in Los Angeles with his wife and a dog. His art has been featured in galleries in San Francisco and Los Angeles, in dozens of magazines and literary journals and on album covers. His debut graphic novel, The Blot, earned him an Ignatz Award for “Promising New [...]
As part of our increasing coverage of Los Angeles-area events, Molossus asked Jack Martinez and Jennifer Fowler to cover Lucha VaVoom‘s latest show, “From Lucha with Love,” on 15 February 2010. Lucha VaVoom’s shows combine Mexican lucha libre-style wrestling with classic burlesque performance, hosted by comics and presided over by professional wrestling referees. The next [...]
In partnership with Oregon Wild Hair Moustache Wax, Molossus is proud to present an interview with Los Angeles poet Kate Durbin. Durbin is herself a noted fan of the moustache, known to host themed parties at which each guest is required to grow or otherwise don “the next evolutionary step to enlightenment.” As part of [...]
As a Los Angeles-based publication Molossus is proud to showcase the best cultural events in the last city, as well as important events elsewhere around the world. Future coverage will include the forthcoming Serenade Sunset series, the Poetry Translation Centre’s UK Mexican Poetry Tour, and more. Past coverage has included Skylight Books readings by Paul [...]