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The Book Has Launched

The Book Has Launched

Get Lit Rising is available in bookstores everywhere! So proud to announce that after 3 years of writing, editing, and anticipating, Get Lit Rising …

The Poetry Bus

The Poetry Bus

Let’s take this revolution on the road. CLICK HERE TO VOTE TO GET THE POETRY BUS ON TOUR! So proud to announce that the …

Rhiannon McGavin is Youth Poet Laureate

Rhiannon McGavin is Youth Poet Laureate

Rhiannon McGavin, former Get Lit Player and current Literati Fellow, has been named Los Angeles’ Youth Poet Laureate! Thank you to Urban Word for …

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice

#POETMOM: Of Pride & Prejudice By Heidi Siegmund Cuda The sailors were more drunk than usual that Sunday. It was the third night of …

Vanessa Tahay on NPR

Vanessa Tahay on NPR

KPCC/NPR aired a powerful piece today highlighting the story of Get Lit Player Vanessa Tahay and her journey from Guatemala to Los Angeles…as well …

Classic Slam on KCET

Classic Slam on KCET

We’re thrilled to announce a new collaboration with KCET…a ten-part series of highlights from this year’s in-school poets, on themes that hit home in …

#POETMOM: Angel City

#POETMOM: Angel City

#POETMOM: Angel City By Heidi Siegmund Cuda Two thousand people at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles thundered with applause each time high …

#POETMOM: Gimme Shelter

#POETMOM: Gimme Shelter

#POETMOM: Gimme Shelter By Heidi Siegmund Cuda   “Hope is the thing with feathers.” Emily Dickinson   I’ve betrayed the birds. I’ve had to …

#POETMOM: The Library of Progress

#POETMOM: The Library of Progress

#POETMOM: The Library of Progress By Heidi Siegmund Cuda September 20, 2015 LUV BABY GOES TO WASHINGTON “Don’t cry!” commands my daughter Mila on …

#POETMOM: The Earthquake

#POETMOM: The Earthquake

#POETMOM: The Earthquake By Heidi Siegmund Cuda “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world….” William Butler Yeats …

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