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The Living Poetry Project and NEVERMOREnicelledavisphoto 4SB6pp

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 04:18:56 +0000

We would love to consider your poetry to be featured at NEVERMORE: METRO Immersive Arts Festival in Van Nuys on October 29th, from 11 AM – 5:30 PM. We are selecting poems to be included on Poetry Umbrellas, Water Bottle Labels, and Pinata Prizes for an audience of 500 participants. Audiences will process from hub […]

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Edwin Vasquez: Building a Better Worldnicelledavisround one 1364Edwin211141392_10206178756321421_5448376503320275990_oEdwin12183696_10206323805747566_4451554629439354805_o12208564_10206423689804605_4389828660905762388_n12031588_10206303787967134_2274042892616999511_o

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 02:52:28 +0000

What does it mean to be American? I’m not sure if there is an easy answer for this question, however I see what American means to me when I look at Edwin Vasquez. Edwin Vasquez loves his family; the father of three brilliant and beautiful children, he has worked endless hours as a grocery store […]

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Black Friday? No, Circus Friday!nicelledavisThe Poetry Circuspaula booksThe Poetry Circus (1)

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:11:16 +0000

Black Friday. Yikes. According to The Mirror, Black Friday is the following: 1. A Fight: Shoppers wrestle over a television 2. The Origin: Black Friday could have come from the traffic jams that clogged Philadelphia after Thanksgiving 3. Another Black Friday: Police and Suffragettes clashed on what was known as ‘Black Friday’ in 1910 4. […]

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On the Island of Caliban at The Edison Nov. 4th !!!nicelledavis12107954_10154114221841165_8205267380101806265_n12087830_10153211667853693_5697130195360383470_o12068947_10153211669163693_259387098983256052_o11226575_10153211668508693_569675009934040735_o12109839_10153211669053693_3376914906833046988_o

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 04:43:20 +0000

Wednesday, November 4th 7:30 PM at The Edison: 108 W 2nd St, # 101, Los Angeles, California 90012 On the Island of Caliban is a modern sequel to William Shakespeare’s The Tempest and retelling of the Caliban story. In the desert of Los Angeles, we meet the afterlife, the fireworks, and the ultimate outsider–Caliban, carrier […]

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The Poetry Circus, Burning Books, and The Size of Our BednicelledavisBalloon1Balloon2Tidal RiseShowImage24998674 (1)

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:09:17 +0000

It has been busy. I can only hope life will remain this alive. The Poetry Circus is beautiful; it takes countless hours and an intense generosity from our community to make this event take place. It takes work. I admire work–hard work. I admire everyone who came, read, performed, and became The Poetry Circus. Soon […]

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The Edison !!! Wednesday September 2nd. I’ll be in fur, latex, and fishnets, you?nicelledavisEdisonclown_MG_0006abc_2806

Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:15:29 +0000

The first installment of Fluid will be at The Edison, featuring Louise Wareham Leonard and MacGillivray, with appearances from Tom Janikowski, Kim Dower, and (me) Nicelle Davis. DETAILS Time:7:30 p.m. September 2 Two drink minimum Folk Literary Events Poetry LOCATION INFO: The Edison 108 W. Second St. Los Angeles, CA  90012 213-613-0000 Downtown […]

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Sarah Elizabeth Murphynicelledavissarah

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:26:04 +0000

Sarah Murphy is a designer, photographer, writer, film maker and artist. This spring she was accepted to an exhibition Anima Mundi in Lithuania and Georgia. She needs our help to get there.  I like her eye, how in her poetry and visuals she captures the intimacies that make life worth living. We have a chance to welcome her […]

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Les Figues Press Read-a-thon Ends Todaynicelledavismailer-image-lfp

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:19:17 +0000

So here is my actual tally for books read: From the Trench Art: Casements Series / Nuala Archer, Sissy Boyd, Vincent Dachy, Christine Wertheim From the Trench Art: Maneuvers Series / Harald Abramowitz, Lily Hoang, Paul Hoover, and Mathew Timmons From the Trench Art: Parapet Series / Stan Apps, Alta Ifland, and Stephanie Taylor From the […]

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The Final PUSH! Les Figues Press Read-a-thonnicelledavis11794208_10152985596280911_8695539442983868432_o11802807_10152985704810911_237621801130839145_o11802565_10152985704905911_4243599542072218896_o11807764_10152986112005911_430967992735614239_o11114820_10152986112105911_7354623584031758274_o (1)11794399_10152986215705911_6810432355801484348_o11792061_10152986215720911_2749513007078859911_o11807333_10152986221535911_1390890121321345952_o

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:23:14 +0000

All donations will help Les Figues Press make more books. As a nonprofit literary press, Les Figues is dedicated to publishing innovative books of poetry, prose, and translation, focusing especially on works that are too outside genre or marketing conventions to find a home elsewhere. Like this and this, or this and that and this one too. My Les Figues Press Fund […]

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Boston, New York, and the Dress of Useless TreasuresnicelledavisScreen Shot 2015-06-28 at 10.42.12 PMScreen Shot 2015-06-28 at 10.45.50 PMScreen Shot 2015-06-28 at 10.46.32 PMScreen Shot 2015-06-28 at 10.47.43 PMScreen Shot 2015-06-28 at 10.49.08 PM

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:47:31 +0000

Monday night I leave for Boston. From Boston to New York. Than back to the beloved desert. Touring with poetry is as awkward as it sounds. There is a lot of trading planes for trains, trains for buses, even the occasional hitchhiking (Yes, people still hitchhike, though I try to avoid this option.) I’ve gathered […]

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