Joe Donnelly co-founded and co-edited Slake: Los Angeles, the acclaimed journal of longform journalism, fiction, essay, poetry, photography, and art. Slake made a dozen appearances on the Los Angeles Times’s best-sellers list and work appearing in Slake earned numerous awards and recognitions, including multiple Best American series selections, Livingston Award finalists, PEN USA finalists, LA Press Club awards, Franco-American Foundation’s Excellence in Immigration Reporting First Prize, and more. In 2014, Rare Bird Books published We Dropped A Bomb On You: The Best of Slake, I-IV. From 2002 to 2008, Donnelly was the deputy editor of LA Weekly. He is currently visiting assistant professor of English and Journalism at Whittier College.
Making It in L.A.: A Review of “L.A. Man”
Emily Beaver on a collection of interviews and profiles of various Los Angeles characters by a longtime local journalist....