With Marianne Chan, Mark Galarrita, and Grace Talusan
Room 218, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
San Antonio, TX
Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text
Reading with Sara Elkamel and Malcolm Tariq
Curated by Danilo Machado
Exhibiting artists: Phil America, Bahar Behbahani, Hannah Black, Jesse Chun, Noelle de la Paz, Joey De Jesus, Alex Dolores Salerno, Francisco Eraso Jr., Noah Fox, Jenny Holzer, Tony Lewis, Ana Mendieta, Oscar Muñoz, Niina Pollari, Pope.L, Wendy Red Star, and Jennif(f)er Tamayo
Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
An Evening of Poetry: Black, Ben-Oni, Gray, and Steinberg
With Ryan Black, Rosebud Ben-Oni, and Nicole Steinberg
A Novel Idea on Passyunk,
Achoo! The Tour
Collaborative Chapbook Release Party: Gesundheit! by Chen Chen and Sam Herschel Wein. Reading with H. Melt, Sam Herschel Wein, and Chen Chen
Along with Writers for Migrant Justice and Latinx in Publishing, The Poetry Project will host a benefit event to support Immigrant Families Together, which posts bail bonds, provides pro bono legal representation, detention assistance, and ongoing support after release to detained migrants.
With Alexis Aceves Garcia, Daniel Alarcón, Desiree C. Bailey, Mahogany L. Browne, Wo Chan, Megan Fernandes, Ariel Francisco, Rigoberto González, Jan-Henry Gray, Ellen Hagan, Terrance Hayes, Marwa Helal, Zakia Henderson-Brown, Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Rindon Johnson, Vivian Lee, Joseph O. Legaspi, Esther Lin, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Sheila Maldonado, David Tomas Martinez, Yesenia Montilla, José Olivarez, RA Villanueva, and Javier Zamora.
Co-sponsored by the English department and MFA program, the Emerging Writers Festival features two days of readings by up-and-coming writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. On the second day of the festival, the authors hold a panel discussion on their experiences navigating life as a writer and the complexities of the publishing industry.
With Esther Lin, Anni Liu, Jan-Henry Gray, Aline Mello, Janine Joseph, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
This panel explores the diversity of undocumented poets and their challenges of moving through the literary world. Poets will read their work, and discuss how their status has informed their craft and the particular aesthetic concerns of writing about, through, and in spite of documentation.