F298. Oceans Among Us: Toward a Migrant Poetics
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Cynthia Dewi Oka is author of two books of poems: Salvage and Nomad of Salt and Hard Water. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has received the Fifth Wednesday Journal Editor's Prize in Poetry, and grants from the Leeway Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, and VONA. She studies poetry at Warren Wilson.
Patrick Rosal is author of four books, most recently Brooklyn Antediluvian, finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award. 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry and former Fulbright Fellow, he directs and teaches in the MFA program at Rutgers-Camden.
Hari Alluri is the author of The Flayed City and the chapbook The Promise of Rust. His work appears in anthologies, journals, and online. A VONA/Voices and Las Dos Brujas alum who holds an MFA from SDSU and has received several grants and awards, he is a a cofounding editor at Locked Horn Press.
Christina Olivares is the author of No Map of the Earth Includes Stars (winner of the 2014 Marsh Hawk Poetry Prize), the chaplet Interrupt (Belladonna* Collaborative Press), and Petition, winner of the 2014 Vinyl 45s Chapbook Contest.