Jane Wong, Dorothy Chan, & W. Todd Kaneko

Join Jane Wong, Dorothy Chan, and W. Todd Kaneko for an afternoon of poetry and discussion about Asian American poetry in our current cultural climate. Dorothy Chan is the author of Revenge of the Asian Woman (Diode Editions, 2019), Attack of the Fifty-Foot Centerfold (Spork Press, 2018), and the chapbook Chinatown Sonnets (New Delta Review, 2017). She was a 2020 and 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship finalist, a 2020 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Bisexual Poetry for Revenge of the Asian Woman, and a 2019 recipient of the Philip Freund Prize in Creative Writing from Cornell University. 

Jane Wong's poems can be found in places such as Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019, American Poetry Review, Agni, Poetry, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016), and How to Not Be Afraid of Everything (Alice James, forthcoming in October 2021). She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.

W. Todd Kaneko is the author of This Is How the Bone Sings (Black Lawrence Press 2020) and The Dead Wrestler Elegies, 2nd Edition (New Michigan Press 2021), and Slash / Slash, winner of the 2020 Diode Editions Chapbook Contest. A Kundiman Fellow, he lives with his family in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he teaches at Grand Valley State University.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Virtually hosted by Chinese American Citizens Alliance and Seattle Unite.