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Arts and Performance

Cruel April: Emily Lee Luan

April 18, 2024 at 6:00pm8:00pm EDT

Nancy Cantor Warehouse

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Join Point of Contact for a poetry reading by Emily Lee Luan as part of the Cruel April Poetry Reading Series commemorating National Poetry Month.

Emily Lee Luan is the author of Return (April 2023), winner of a Nightboat Poetry Prize, and I Watch the Boughs, selected for a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. A 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry, a former Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry 2021, Best New Poets 2019, American Poetry Review, LitHub, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Community of Writers, Fine Arts Work Center, Jentel, Millay Arts, Monson Arts, Lighthouse Works, and Storyknife. She holds an MFA from Rutgers University–Newark and is a 2023–24 Visiting Assistant Professor in the Syracuse University MFA program.

This program is funded in part by Syracuse University and by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Additional funding comes from the Engaged Humanities Network and the Latino-Latin American Studies Program at Syracuse University.

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This event was published on March 25, 2024.

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Free parking will be available at the corner of W Fayette St and West St.