F205. Stage to Page: The Challenges and Serendipities of Publishing Performative Texts
Friday, February 28, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Sunyoung Lee is the publisher and editor of Kaya Press, an independent, award-winning, nonprofit publisher of cutting-edge literature from the Asian and Pacific Islander diasporas. She has been with Kaya Press since 1994.
Samantha Chanse is a writer and performer based in New York and California. A member playwright of Ma-Yi Theater Company, her solo play, Lydia's Funeral Consultant, was published in Fall 2013.
Denise Uyehara is an internationally presented performance artist, writer, and playwright based in Tucson and Los Angeles. For the past two decades she has investigated themes of memory and what marks the body as it travels across borders of identity. Her recent book is Maps of City and Body.
Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, Circle K Cycles, and I Hotel, which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award.