Jennifer S. Cheng

June 5: Mother Tongues Poetry Reading

You are cordially invited to attend our Thursday, June 5th Mother Tongues poetry reading.
Free and open to the public.

Mother Tongues recovers diasporic narratives by chronicling the lives and experiences of mothers across three Asian American generations. Interviews, poetry and performances will combine to form an archive that will document the triumphs and challenges of building lives in America. 

Project Manager Melissa Reburiano will introduce Wo Chan, Betty Chen, Jennifer S. Cheng, Helena Chung, Vanessa Huang, and Loreal Lingad who will present their interviews and poetry to create an intergenerational dialogue and exchange.  

Thursday, June 5, 7:00 pm
Fordham University, Lincoln Center
South Lounge

113 West 60th Street
Fordham University, Lincoln Center

Take A, B, C, D & 1 trains to Columbus Circle. 
Exit at 60th Street & Broadway.  Go west of Columbus Avenue.

Upon entering the glass doors inform the security desk that you are attending the English Department event. Take escalators up 1 floor to Plaza level. Head to the back of the Student Cafeteria.  You'll see a neon sign for the South Lounge.

Jennifer S. Cheng's from "Letters to Mao" published at Web Conjunctions

Congrats, dear Jennifer! 

"Letters to Mao"  are the this week's Web Conjunctions Exclusive! To read the poems, click here: 

Jennifer S. Cheng is the author of a chapbook, Invocation: An Essay (New Michigan Press). Her writing appears in the Seneca ReviewThe CollagistQuarterly West, and Fifty-Fifty, an anthology of Hong Kong writing. She lives in San Francisco.