KUNDIMAN POETRY BOOTH
Hossannah Asuncion, Evan Chen, Cynthia Arrieu-King, Sally Wen Mao, and Cathy Linh Che
1PM - 2PM | YWCA Ground Floor Meeting Room
30 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Want a poem written for you? We’re taking requests. Meet some hot emerging poets and give them a prompt. They’ll write a poem for you on the spot. Featuring Hossannah Asuncion (Fragments of Loss), Evan Chen, Cynthia Arrieu-King (Manifest), Sally Wen Mao (Mad Honey Symposium), and Cathy Linh Che, the winner of the 2012 Kundiman Poetry Prize.
Hossannah Asuncion grew up near the 710 freeway in Los Angeles and currently lives near an A/C stop in Brooklyn. Her work has been published by The Poetry Society of America,Tuesday; An Art Project, The Collagist, Anti- and other fine places.
Evan Robert Chen is a doctoral student in creative writing at SUNY Albany, where he has taught courses in poetry and film. You can listen to his poems and drones at marrymepoems.tumblr.com.
Cynthia Arrieu-King works as an associate professor of creative writing at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She is the author of two collections of poetry, People are Tiny in Paintings of China (Octopus Books, 2010) and Manifest (Switchback Books, 2013).
Sally Wen Mao is the author of a forthcoming book of poems, Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James Books, 2014), the winner of the 2012 Kinereth Gensler Award. Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2013 and is published or forthcoming in Guernica, Gulf Coast, and Indiana Review.
Cathy Linh Che is the author of Split (Alice James, 2014), the winner of the 2012 Kundiman Poetry Prize. She has also received fellowships from Poets & Writers, Poets House, and LMCC's Workspace Residency.
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