R322A. Asian American Caucus

E147-148, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

 

How can Asian American writers build a more robust network? What does it mean to be a writer of color in these times? This fourth annual Asian American Caucus is a town hall-style hang out and community space. Come meet other Asian American writers and discuss fellowships, publication opportunities, and resources available to support you. Organized by the Asian American Writers' Workshop, Kaya, Kundiman, the Asian American Literary Review, Kearny Street, Hyphen, and Smithsonian’s APAC.

Moderator:

Cathy Linh Che is the author of the poetry collection, Split, winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies.

Neelanjana Banerjee is the Managing Editor of Kaya Press. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have been published in Prairie Schooner, Chicago Quarterly Review, PANK, The Rumpus, and several anthologies. She teaches writing with Writing Workshops Los Angeles and at UCLA.

Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, PhD is founding director of the arts nonprofit The Asian American Literary Review and coeditor-in-chief of its critically acclaimed literary journal. He is also a Curator for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.

Jyothi Natarajan is Editorial Director at The Asian American Writers' Workshop where she runs The Margins Fellowship, oversees publications, and edits the online magazine The Margins

Jason Bayani is the author of Amulet. He's an MFA graduate from Saint Mary's College, a Kundiman fellow, and works as the Artistic Director for Kearny Street Workshop. Jason performs regularly around the country and recently debuted his solo theater show, "Locus of Control."

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March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

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