The week's events

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
March 19, 2023
March 20, 2023
March 21, 2023(1 event)

7:00 pm: "Creating a Poetry Routine” with John Brantingham

March 21, 2023

John Brantingham Boot Camp

“Creating a Poetry Routine”

Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023

7:00-9:00 PM PT, on Zoom

$100, four weekly meetings

Register today at

This boot camp will teach you how to develop a regular writing routine that will get you to write and keep you writing. Students will learn how to develop prompts, generate ideas, and revise work on their own. There will be emphasis both on creating work now and learning how to continue working even while you are busy. Students will also be given the tools to find magazines for their poetry and publishers for their poetry collection. (Meets weekly.)

John Brantingham was Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ first poet laureate. His work has been featured in hundreds of magazines, Writers Almanac and The Best Small Fictions 2016 and 2022. He has nineteen books of poetry and fiction including Life: Orange to Pear (Bamboo Dart Press). He is the founder and general editor of The Journal of Radical Wonder. He lives in Jamestown, NY.

March 22, 2023
March 23, 2023(1 event)

6:00 pm: An Evening with Hong-My Basrai and Behind the Red Curtain

March 23, 2023

An Evening with Author Hong-My Basrai and Behind the Red Curtain

Riverside Civil Rights Institute

3933 Mission Inn Avenue

Riverside, CA 92501

6:00-7:30 PM

Free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Join Inlandia at the Civil Rights Institute for an evening with Hong-My Basrai, author of Behind the Red Curtain, a Memoir. Learn Hong-My’s story of living in fallen Saigon under communism, and how she and her family survived following the end of the Vietnam War.

Books will be available for sale and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam, Hong-My Basrai (née Lê Thị) is fluent in Vietnamese and French. From a very young age, Hong-My has demonstrated a propensity for literature and love of languages. Transplanted at age twenty-two to Southern California, she picked up English and improvised upon the borrowed language to make it her own. She holds a Chemical Engineering degree and some degrees of self-taught English.

March 24, 2023
March 25, 2023