AWP Conference: Asian American Caucus

with Neelanjana Banerjee, Cathy Linh Che, Dr. Lawrence-Minh Búi Davis, Jyothi Natarajan

Friday, March 9, 2018 7:30pm
Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, Rooms 5 & 6
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, Florida 33602

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How can Asian American writers build a stronger network? What does it mean to be a writer of color in these times? This third annual Asian American Caucus is a town hall-style hang out and community space. Come meet other Asian American writers and discuss fellowships, publication opportunities, and resources available to support you. Organized by the Asian American Writers' Workshop, Kaya, Kundiman, the Asian American Literary Review, Kearny Street, Hyphen, and Smithsonian’s APAC.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Neelanjana Banerjee is the managing editor of Kaya Press. Her fiction, poetry, and essays have been published in Prairie SchoonerChicago Quarterly ReviewPANK magazine, The Rumpus, and several anthologies. She is the coeditor of Indivisible, the first ever South Asian American poetry anthology.

Cathy Linh Che is the author of the poetry collection, Split, winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies.

Dr. Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis is founding director of the arts nonprofit The Asian American Literary Review and coeditor in chief of its critically acclaimed literary journal. He is also a curator with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and adjunct faculty for the University of Maryland.

Jyothi Natarajan is managing editor at The Asian American Writers' Workshop where she runs fellowships and publication. She was previously an editor at The Caravan magazine and prior to that worked in book publishing.



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