R275. Asian-American Poetics and Politics in the South: Self-Articulation and Solidarity
Thursday, February 9, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Shamala Gallagher is a Kundiman fellow and the author of a poetry chapbook, I Learned the Language of Barbs and Sparks No One Spoke. Her lyric essays have appeared in Black Warrior Review, the Offing, and elsewhere. She is a PhD student and instructor at the University of Georgia.
Ching-In Chen is author of The Heart's Traffic and Recombinant, and coeditor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities. They are part of the Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole, Callaloo, Macondo, and VONA communities, and a senior editor of the Conversant.
Vidhu Aggarwal's book of poems, The Trouble with Humpadori, takes mobile forms in video, comics, and performance. She teaches postcolonial/transnational literature and creative writing at Rollins College.
Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello is the author of Hour of the Ox, which won the 2015 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry, and has received poetry fellowships from Kundiman and the Knight Foundation. She serves as cofounding editor of Print-Oriented Bastards and a program coordinator for Miami Book Fair.