Local author - Charlotte Innes is a British-born poet and writer now living in Los Angeles. She has published two chapbooks of poems, Licking the Serpent (2011) and Reading Ruskin in Los Angeles (2009), both with Finishing Line Press. Her poems have appeared in many publications such as The Hudson Review, The Raintown Review, Rattle and The Sewanee Review, as well as several anthologies including The Best of the Raintown Review (Barefoot Muse Press, 2015), Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond (Beyond Baroque Books, 2015) and The Best American Spiritual Writing 2006 (Houghton Mifflin, 2006). She has also written about books and the arts for many publications, including the Los Angeles Times and The Nation. She teaches English and creative writing at the Lycée International de Los Angeles.