R284. Asian American Caucus

Room 212, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
Thursday, March 5, 2020
5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

 

What does it mean to steward Asian American literature, organizationally, collectively, and individually? The fifth 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 Workshop, Hyphen, and Smithsonian’s APAC.


Participants

Moderator:

Jason Bayani is the author of Locus and Amulet. He's an MFA graduate of Saint Mary's, a Kundiman fellow, and the artistic director of Kearny Street Workshop. In 2016, he premiered his solo theater show, Locus of Control, and tours it across the country.

Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis 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.

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.

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.

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March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center

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