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Saturday, April 13 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Identity and Memory: The Performance of the Self in Contemporary Poetry - Conversation 1031 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Join Jos Charles, Terrance Hayes, Illya Kaminsky, and Diana Khoi Nguyen for a conversation on excavating the self as a subject for their poetry.

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Cyrus Cassells

Born in Dover, Delaware, Cyrus Cassells grew up in the Mojave Desert near Los Angeles, California. He earned a BA from Stanford University. Cassells is the author of The Mud Actor (1982), winner of the 1981 National Poetry Series competition; Soul Make a Path through Shouting (1994... Read More →

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Jos Charles

Jos Charles is a trans poet, translator, editor, and author of "feeld," a National Book Award long-listed finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (Milkweed Editions) and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press). Charles has poetry published with POETRY, Poem-a-Day... Read More →
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Terrance Hayes

Terrance Hayes is a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. Hayes served as the 2017-2018 poetry editor for New York Times Magazine. He was guest editor of "The Best American Poetry 2014," the preeminent annual anthology of contemporary American poetry. His poems have appeared in ten editions of the... Read More →
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Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky was born in the former Soviet Union. He is the author of the poetry collections "Deaf Republic" and "Dancing in Odessa," and coeditor of The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry. He was a 2014 finalist for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
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Diana Khoi Nguyen

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Diana Khoi Nguyen is a multimedia artist and award-winning poet whose work has appeared widely in literary journals such as Poetry, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, PEN America, and The Iowa Review, among others. She recently won the 92Y Discovery... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Mudd Hall 203, Signing Area 1

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