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Poetry Reading

Join us for an evening of poetry by:

Jen Currin
Lynn Xu
Edgar Garcia

Lynn Xu was born in Shanghai. She is the author of Debts & Lessons, a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, and June, a chapbook. With her family, she divides her time between Marfa, TX, and Chicago, IL, where she teaches at the University of Chicago. 

Nathanaël is the author of more than a score of books written in English or in French and published in the United States, Québec and France. Recent works include D'un geste décidé (2018), La mort de ma sœur (2018), and Pasolini's Our (2018).

Edgar Garcia is the author of Skins of Columbus: A Dream Ethnography (Fence Books, 2019) and Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictographs, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu (The University of Chicago Press, 2019). He is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chicago, where he also teaches in the department of Creative Writing. 

Jen Currin is the author of Hider/Seeker: Stories, named one of the Globe and Mail's top 100 for 2018; as well as four poetry collections, including School (2014), and The Inquisition Yours, winner of the 2011 Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. Jen lives on the unceded territories of the Qayqayt Nation (in a suburb of Vancouver, BC), and teaches at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the University of British Columbia.

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Earlier Event: April 27
Independent Bookstore Day
Later Event: July 11
Kundiman Reading