Elle Aviv Newton is Editor in Chief and cofounder of Poets Reading The News, the San Francisco-based 501(c)3 non-profit digital publication and live event series that supports creative writing about current events.
Newton regularly leads literary workshops, presents at conferences, and organizes events locally and nationally. Her writing, advocacy and criticism has appeared in print and online, on radio including NPR and KPFA, and was recently adapted for the stage.
Newton is a graduate of Mills College where she studied art and history with Dr. Moira Roth. She has lived and worked around the world, including in Italy, Malaysia and Los Angeles, but most of all in Bangkok, her second home, where she founded the Krung Thep Poetry Circle.
Note: COVID-19 has delayed scheduled events. Please check back for updates.
New Orleans Poetry Festival 2020
16-19 April 2020
Elle Aviv Newton will host a panel talk on post-truth politics with Yvonne Daley, Kim Harvey and Michel Krug at the New Orleans Poetry Festival.
Northern California Writers Festival
Elle Aviv Newton will lead a 2-day workshop on digital publishing and creative journalism at the beautiful Mandala Springs retreat center in Lake County, California.
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