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Beth Spotswood

Beth Spotswood is Alta's digital editor, events manager, and a contributing writer. In addition to her work for Alta, Beth writes for the San Francisco Chronicle

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Alta Live: Keeping Hollywood in Hollywood

California is tired of losing big money to runaway production—so it’s fighting back.

Feb 18, 2022
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Alta Journal Illustrators Score Top Honors

Six contributing artists were recognized in the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles’s annual competition.

Jan 31, 2022
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Alta Live: Writing Behind Bars

How might new voices from inside prison expose, enlighten, and transform the way we see the world on the outside?

Jan 21, 2022
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Alta Journal’s Top Poetry 2021

Poems from James Cagney, Ada Limón, and the late Jim Harrison are among the works featured in the past year’s pages of Alta.

Dec 29, 2021
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