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Mike is one of the featured poets in the Southern California Poetry Festival on September 11, 2016.
Mike Sonksen will be featuring at the Los Angeles Public Library in Cypress Park on September 17th 2016, at 3pm.

Past Events & Performances

Other Los Angeles Events

Mike did several events for the Los Angeles Public Library, “Made in LA,” series.
Mike also participated in an AWP Panel with Poets & Writers Magazine in April 2016.

Mike has made several school appearances lecturing, performing poetry and teaching workshops in the last year. Schools include Woodbury University, Edgewood High School, Cal State LA, USC, Harbor College, Loyola High School and Occidental College.


"LAnguage" was previously held monthly at the last bookstore in downtown LA. Stay on the lookout for a new event replacing this event series. Over 10,000 Square feet of books and a neverending second floor labyrinth of $1 dollar books. The Last Bookstore, 453 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013, (213) 488-0599

Slices of Los Angeles - presentation at the A+D Museum

In 2013, It was Mike's honor to present a recent work, his book "Slices of Los Angeles", at the A + D Museum



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"I am Alive in Los Angeles" | "Corruption" | "The Best Minds of My Generation" | "Density" | "The New Beautiful"


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