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Poetry Reading and Open Mic with Natalie J. Graham and Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong

April 19, 2020

Date: Sunday April 19, 2020

Time: 12:30 - 3pm

Venue: Video Conference, see details below

About Natalie J. Graham

Natalie J. Graham is a native of Gainesville, Florida. Her first poetry collection, Begin with a Failed Body (University of Georgia Press, 2017), was selected by Kwame Dawes for the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Her poems and articles have been published in San Francisco Chronicle, PEN America: A Journal for Writers and Readers, Callaloo, Obsidian, New England Review, Southern Humanities Review, The Journal of Popular Culture, and Transition. Her research interests include Black Music, Food Culture, and Black Identity Performance. She is a Cave Canem Fellow, Sewanee Fellow, and associate professor of African American Studies at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF).


About Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong


Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong is an internationally published poet, translator, and cultural-curator who champions bilingual poetry and poets. Born and raised in South Korea, she immigrated to the USA at the age of eighteen. She is the author of five books, includingThe War Still Within (KYSO Flash Press, 2019). Her poetry appears in Rattle, Beloit Poetry Journal, Entropy, Cultural Weekly, WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly (The Feminist Press), great weather for MEDIA, the Choson Ilbo, and The Korea Times, among others. She is pursuing a Ph.D. at Pacifica Graduate Institute and holds an MFA degree from Antioch University, Los Angeles.

Cover charge

There is no charge for this online event.

​​Bring your work to share at the open mic!

Please use this sign-up form for the open mic

To join the Zoom Meeting:
Or for audio only, call: 1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 704 447 777 (press # for participant id)

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