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Sunday, May 3 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
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Poets Cathy Linh Che, Laren McClung and Bruce Weigl will read poems that reckon with love and war across generations.

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Cathy Linh Che

Managing Director, Kundiman
Cathy Linh Che is the author of Split (Alice James), winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize. She has received awards from Poets & Writers, The Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown, Kundiman, Hedgebrook, Poets House, The Asian American Literary Review, The Center for Book Arts, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency, and a Jerome Foundation Travel Grant. A founding editor of the online journal Paperbag, she is Managing Director... Read More →
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Laren McClung

Laren McClung is the author of Between Here and Monkey Mountain (Sheep Meadow Press). She received her MFA from New York University. Her work has appeared in reviews including Harvard Review; The Massachusetts Review; Painted Bride Quarterly; Copper Nickel; Cerise Press; The American Reader; PN Review; War, Literature and the Arts and elsewhere. She was awarded a Teachers and Writers Collaborative Van Lier Fellowship, and has taught year-long... Read More →
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Bruce Weigl

Bruce Weigl’s most recent poetry collection The Abundance of Nothing was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2013. Renowned translator and the author of thirteen poetry collections, including Song of Napalm and the best-selling memoir The Circle of Hanh, Weigl is past President of the Associated Writing Programs, and has been Chairperson of the Judging panel in Poetry for the National Book Award. He has been a recipient of the... Read More →

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Laren McClung

Laren McClung is the author of Between Here and Monkey Mountain (Sheep Meadow Press). She received her MFA from New York University. Her work has appeared in reviews including Harvard Review; The Massachusetts Review; Painted Bride Quarterly; Copper Nickel; Cerise Press; The American Reader; PN Review; War, Literature and the Arts and elsewhere. She was awarded a Teachers and Writers Collaborative Van Lier Fellowship, and has taught year-long... Read More →


Sunday May 3, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hawthorne Library