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Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival

Join us for the launch of the new Asian American issue of POETRY magazine, a host of performances, mentoring, workshops creative spaces, pop-up libraries, tarot readings, writer-scholar speed-dating, a bookswap, an animated adaptation of a chapter from Viet Nguyen’s forthcoming novel The Committed (sequel to The Sympathizer), and a durational collective reading of Carlos Bulosan’s America is in the Heart.

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Mentorships are free to the public and are first-come, first-served. In order to benefit the most people possible, please sign up for only one slot by clicking here.

Featuring speakers: Karen Tei Yamashita, Alexander Chee, Paisley Rekdal, Li-Young Lee, Timothy Yu, Tarfia Faizullah, Don Share, Kimiko Hahn, Kazim Ali, Cathy Linh Che, Andrew Lam, Cathy Schlund-Vials, Rajini Srikanth, Min Hyoung Song, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, Keith Chow, Wo Chan, Matt Huynh, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Sarah Park Dahlen, Regie Cabico, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Caroline Kyungah Hong

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Earlier Event: July 20
Beam: A Kundiman Reading