Department of English

Evening poetry reading with Eileen Myles and Hoa Nguyen

Wed, April 27, 2011 | Black Box Theater

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Born in Saigon and raised in Washington, D.C., Hoa Nguyen is author of Red Juice, Hecate Lochia, six other books and chapbooks and co-editor of Skanky Possum.  She has been teaching creative writing in Austin for 12 years.

Eileen Myles was born in Boston and moved to New York in 1974. Her Inferno (a poet's novel) is just out from OR books. For her collection of essays,The Importance of Being Iceland, she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant. Sorry Tree is her most recent book of poems. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She lives in New York.

UPDATE: This event will run from 6:30–8:30 p.m., not from 5–7 p.m., as the poster states.

Sponsored by: The Department of English

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