F293. Against Witness: Developing Accountability & Participation in Poetry
Friday, March 29, 2019
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Ángel García is the author of Teeth Never Sleep, winner of the 2018 CantoMundo Poetry Prize. A CantoMundo fellow and a recipient of the Lukas Riveros Amani Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center, his poems have been included in American Poetry Review, McSweeney's, Crab Orchard Review, and Huizache.
Julia Bouwsma is the author of two poetry collections, Midden and Work by Bloodlight. She lives and works on an off-the-grid farm in the mountains of western Maine, serving as Book Review Editor for Connotation Press: An Online Artifact and Library Director for Webster Library in Kingfield, Maine.
Sara Borjas is a third generation Chicana and a Fresno poet. She is the recipient of the Blue Mesa Poetry Prize and has received fellowships from ThT Community of Writers at Squaw Valley Workshop Fellow, CantoMundo, and the Postgraduate Writer's Workshop. She teaches creative writing at UC Riverside.
Mia Ayumi Malhotra is the author of Isako Isako, winner of the 2017 Alice James Award. She received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Washington and is a Kundiman and VONA/Voices Fellow. She is a founding editor of the literary journal Lantern Review.
F. Douglas Brown is the author of two poetry collections: ICON, and Zero to Three, winner of the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. He also coauthored, Begotten, with poet Geffrey Davis. Brown is both a Cave Canem and Kundiman fellow, and he teaches literature at Loyola High School of Los Angeles.