| Carlye Archibeque was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her mother worked in an illegal profession, which resulted in a lot of moves, a lot of schools and a lot of people passing through her life. As a poet she has produced reading series at the Iguana Cafe, Sam's Book City, the Council Offices of Eric Garcetti and currently produces Poets Beyond the Half Shell at Beyond Baroque in Venice, California.
She is the publisher of the irregular anthology Fuck This Shit and was the co-editor with Orange County poet Michelle Ben-Hur of 51%. Her work has been published in Scream While You Burn: A Caffeine Anthology; Social Anarchy; Spillway; Pearl and So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets to name a few. Vist her at