23 Apr

Thursday, April 23, 7:00 PM
New York, NY

The New Salon: Reading and Conversation with Kimiko Hahn and Monica Sok


Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, NYU
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003

The New Salon series brings writers into an intimate setting to discuss the implications of their work and craft.

Kimiko Hahn is the author of ten collections of poems including Foreign Bodies (W. W. Norton, 2020), Brain Fever (2014), andToxic Flora (2010). Her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN/Voelcker Award, the Shelley Memorial Prize, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the N.Y. Foundation for the Arts. She has taught in graduate programs at the University of Houston and New York University, and is a distinguished professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Queens College, The City University of New York.

Monica Sok is a Cambodian American poet and the daughter of former refugees. She is the author of Year Zero, winner of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. She has received fellowships and residencies from Hedgebrook, Elizabeth George Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Kundiman, Jerome Foundation, and others. Currently, she is a 2018-2020 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her debut poetry collection A Nail the Evening Hangs On is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in February 2020.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program and Poetry Society of America.

Free and open to the public.

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