Reading and discussion with prize-winning poet Victoria Chang
- Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Location: Barr Smith Library, Level 2 Writing Studio, and on Zoom
- Cost: Free
- Contact: Professor Patrick Flanery
- Email: email@example.com
Please join us in person or online for a reading by prize-winning poet Victoria Chang, who will be in discussion with Professor Patrick Flanery at the English, Creative Writing, and Film research seminar on Friday 5 November. Victoria Chang's poetry books include OBIT, Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, and Circle.
OBIT received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and the PEN Voeckler Award; it was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Prize and the Griffin Poetry Prize, and was long-listed for the National Book Award in the US.
Chang is also the author of a children’s picture book, Is Mommy?, illustrated by Marla Frazee and named a New York Times Notable Book, and a middle grade novel, Love, Love. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship, the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Lannan Residency Fellowship, and a Katherine Min Fellowship at MacDowell.
Chang lives in Los Angeles and is the program chair of Antioch University’s low-residency MFA program. Her new book, Dear Memory: Letters on Silence, Writing, and Grief, is published by Milkweed Editions in October.
Email Professor Patrick Flanery for further details.