Celebration of New Asian American Poetry

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Here's some info on an upcoming event called the "Celebration of New Asian American Poetry" from the MaARTe!

A Celebration of New Asian American Poetry

In recent years, there’s been a palpable increase in books published by Asian American poets. A flight of fancy? A movement? Has our time finally come? One thing is certain: Asian American poetry is thriving with a panoply of enigmatic individual voices. The participants will read from their respective collections published in 2007 and forthcoming in 2008. Authors include Kazim Ali, Rick Barot, Jennifer Chang, Lisa Chen , Oliver de la Paz, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Joseph O. Legaspi, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Jon Pineda.

Date: Fri • 1 Feb 2008
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (with reception)

New York University
19 University Place
The Great Room (101)
New York, NY 10003

Free and open to the public.
RSVP at: http://www.apa.nyu.edu/

Co-sponsored by: This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Supported by Kundiman and the Asian American Writers‘ Workshop.