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Kundiman Reading

  • The Dial Bookshop 410 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)
Kundiman

Kundiman is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature, and creating a space where Asian Americans can explore, through art, the unique challenges that face the new and ever-changing diaspora.

Join us on Thursday, July 11th at 7 pm as we welcome writers Aaron Fai, Feliz Lucia Molina, Timothy Moore, and Minh Nguyen to the store to read from their works. Refreshments will be served.

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About the authors:

AARON FAI is from Los Angeles and lives in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the creative writing programs at UC Davis and the University of Oregon. He directs the public humanities programs at the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities, manages the reading series Monsters of Poetry, and organizes writing workshops at the Madison Public Library.

FELIZ LUCIA MOLINA earned a BA in Writing & Literature from Naropa University and an MFA in Literary Arts (Poetry) from Brown University. A recipient of poetry fellowships from Kundiman and the MacDowell Colony, she taught poetry at Brown University, California State University San Marcos, and University of California, San Diego. She lives in Chicago, where she is an MA candidate in the School of Social Work Administration at the University of Chicago.

TIMOTHY MOORE is a fiction writer, instructor, and book lover. He's had work published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Entropy, and the Chicago Reader. He's a Luminarts and Kundiman fellow.

MINH NGUYEN is a writer and organizer of exhibitions and programs currently living in Chicago, IL, by way of Saigon, Vietnam. Her research is framed by interests in the philosophy of art, systems of aesthetic education, and the dispersal of concerns in postsocialist contemporary Asian art. Her writing has appeared and is forthcoming in Artforum, ArtAsiaPacific, Art in America, AQNB, and Art Practical, among others. She has organized exhibitions at Wing Luke Museum, King Street Station, SOIL Gallery, and Seattle Asian Art Museum.

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