February 23, 2014
3222 11th St NW
Washington, DC, 20010
Three Kundiman poets (fellows and former faculty) -- Tung-Hui Hu, Michelle Chan Brown, and Subhashini Kaligotla -- come together for a night of poetry, sharing new work. Kundiman is an Asian American poetry organization that cultivates and promotes new generations of Asian American poets. This is Kundiman’s first reading in DC.
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About the Poets:
MICHELLE CHAN BROWN's Double Agent received the 2012 Kore Press First Book Award. A chapbook,The Clever Decoys, is available from LATR editions. Poems and reviews have appeared in Blackbird, Cimarron Review, The Journal, Linebreak, Missouri Review, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, Witness and others, as well as forthcoming anthologies; two poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She has received scholarships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Wesleyan Writers’ Conference. A Kundiman fellow, Michelle lives in DC, where she teaches, writes and edits Drunken Boat.
SUBHASHINI KALIGOTLA's poems have appeared in such journals as Boxcar Poetry Review, Drunken Boat, LUMINA, New England Review, and The Literary Review, and in anthologies published in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Her writing has benefited from the support of Hedgebrook, Sanskriti Kendra (New Delhi), the Fulbright Program, and Columbia University. Subhashini is currently a fellow at the National Gallery of Art, where she is writing her doctoral dissertation on Indian temple architecture.
TUNG-HUI HU is the author of three collections of poetry, The Book of Motion (Georgia, 2003), Mine (Ausable/Copper Canyon, 2007), and Greenhouses, Lighthouses (Copper Canyon, 2013). His poems have appeared in places such as Boston Review, The New Republic, Ploughshares, Gastronomica, and, most recently, the SoundWalk festival of sound art in Long Beach, CA. Hu teaches at the University of Michigan, where Hu teaches at the University of Michigan, where he is an assistant professor of English.
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