October 24: Kundiman Reading in L.A.


Hearts of Palm Reading Palace

October 24, 7:30pm

Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, California 90012

Join us for a star dusty evening with fellows Kenji C. Liu and Margaret Rhee reading at the Hearts of Palm Reading Palace under the ever so often L.A. pink sky. Curated by Feliz Lucia Molina

Kenji C. Liu's forthcoming poetry collection Map of an Onion is the 2015 national winner of the Hillary Gravendyk Prize. His writing appears in The American Poetry Review, Asian American Literary Review, Barrow Street Journal, CURA, RHINO, Split This Rock's poem of the week series, and several anthologies. A recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, VONA/Voices, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, and Community of Writers at SV, he holds an MA in Cultural Anthropology and Social Transformation.

Margaret Rhee is the author of chapbooks Yellow (Tinfish Press, 2011) and Radio Heart; or, How Robots Fall Out of Love (forthcoming Finishing Line Press, 2015). She co-edited Glitter Tongue: queer and trans love poems and Mixed Blood, a literary journal on race and innovative poetics edited by CS Giscombe. She is the Kathy Acker Fellow at Les Figues Press and an associate editor for Tupelo Press. In 2014, she received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in ethnic and new media studies, and her BA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California. Currently, she is a visiting assistant professor in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon.

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