R122. Expat Writers in and from Asia: Questioning the Term "Expatriate"
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Sybil Baker's most recent works are Immigration Essays and While You Were Gone (novel). She teaches at UT Chattanooga (A&S Teaching Award), VCFA's low-residency International MFA, and the Yale Writer's Workshop. She is on the editorial board of UT Press.
Collier Nogues's poetry collections are The Ground I Stand On Is Not My Ground and On the Other Side, Blue. She is a PhD fellow at the University of Hong Kong and curates Hong Kong's English-medium poetry craft talk series. She edits poetry for Juked and Tongue magazines.
Lawrence Lacambra Ypil is author of The Experiment of the Troipcs (winner of the Gaudy Boy Poetry Prize) and The Highest HIding Place. He received an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa and an MFA in poetry from Washington University in St Louis. He teaches at Yale-NUS College.
Ploi Pirapokin's work is featured in Tor.com, Apogee Journal, The Offing, The Bellingham Review, and more. She teaches at the writer's program at UCLA Extension, Creative Nonfiction Foundation, University of Hong Kong, and is assistant director at the School of the Arts' creative writing department.
James Shea is the author of two poetry collections, The Lost Novel and Star in the Eye. A former Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong, he teaches in the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University.