Poet Teka Lark will be doing a reading at MARKET, Saturday November 7th at 6pm. Her book “Queen of Inglewood” will be out on Punkhostage Press in early 2016.
Teka Lark is a journalist, essayist, poet and independent publisher. She is the founder of the Blk Grrrl Book Fair. Her book “Queen of Inglewood” will be out on Punk Hostage Press in early 2016. She is also the founder and publisher of the radical community newspaper the Morningside Park Chronicle (MPC) and the BrickBat Revue Broadsheet. The MPC is a print newspaper that covers South Central LA and Inglewood and the BrickBat Revue is a broadsheet that covers poetry and art.
She is a segment producer on KPFK’s Feminist Magazine. Her writing has appeared in the LA Weekly, Ebony, Counterpunch, Time, LA Streetsblog and Zócalo Public Square. She was formerly the Tracks columnist at LA City Beat. She is a proud alumna of Mount St. Mary’s College, the best little women’s college in the west. She lives in the neighborhood of Morningside Park in Inglewood, California with her cat Fish.