AN EVENING OF ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN POETRY
Thursday, September 20, 2012 | 7-8.30pm
Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013
Cross Streets: Between Grand Street and Hester Street
Subways: N, Q, 6, J, to Canal
Buses: M5 to Broadway-Howard St; X27, X28 to Broadway-Walker St
FREE. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Poetry Society of America—the nation’s oldest poetry organization—presents Symbiosis, an evening of readings combined with a dynamic panel discussion on the exchange of influence between early modern Asian poets, modern American poets, and contemporary Asian American poets. Featuring readings by poets Monica Ferrell, Kimiko Hahn, Timothy Liu, and Angela Veronica Wong, this event highlights the historic, transnational dialogue across generations between two continents, and considers the importance of this exchange in today’s literary landscape. The poets will further discuss the sacred in Asian American culture as articulated in American poetry.
This event takes place at the Museum of Chinese in America on Centre Street, a converted industrial machine repair shop designed by celebrated architect Maya Lin.
Presented by the Poetry Society of America in association with the Museum of Chinese in America.