Maze Mouth Book Launch with Brian Sonia-Wallace

Visit the Beat Museum on Saturday, August 5th for a reading in celebration of West Hollywood Poet Laureate and 2022 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow Brian Sonia-Wallace‘s latest collection, Maze Mouth.

“Raw—as in haunting, but also as in no condom—West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Brian Sonia-Wallace’s culminating laureate project traces the year he lost his father and moved to a gay mecca. Expect human pups, apocalypse salesmen, orgy fish, and an insatiable, sushi-eating Death.”

…and featuring the following readers:

  • Kim Shuck
    San Francisco Poet Laureate Emerita
  • Aileen Cassinetto
    San Mateo County Poet Laureate
  • Armen Davoudian
    Poet and translator, author of Swan Song and The Palace of Forty Pillars
  • James J. Siegel
    SF poet, author of How Ghosts Travel and The God of San Francisco and host of Literary Speakeasy
  • Kelly Grace Thomas
    Poet, author of Boat Burned