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Newly Published Writers Celebrate Bruce Lee
Friday, February 28, 2014

Kaya Press and Kundiman are joining forces at this year’s AWP Conference to bring you ENTER THE POET: Newly Published Writers Celebrate Bruce Lee — a reading and party featuring a diverse group of writers with new books in Seattle’s historic International District — Lee’s home turf. This party is also to celebrate Kaya Press’s 20th year of publishing innovative Asian Pacific American literature. Come for an incredible line-up of writers, drinks, Bruce Lee projections, and more!

Date: Friday February 28th

Time: Doors at 7:30, readings 8 – 10 p.m.

Location: Nagomi Tea House (519 6th Ave. S. Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104) [1.1 miles from the Convention Center]

Hosted by Samantha Chanse

Featuring:

Jason Bayani

Tamiko Beyer

Michelle Chan Brown

Cathy Linh Che

R. Erica Doyle

Tarfia Faizullah

W. Todd Kaneko

Sally Wen Mao

David Tomas Martinez

Vikas Menon

Feliz Lucia Molina

Matthew Olzmann

Amarnath Ravva

Mg Roberts

Brynn Saito

Nicky Sa-Eun Schildkraut

Brandon Som

R.A. Villanueva

Koon Woon

Kundiman is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American poetry. Our programs include an annual poetry retreat, a book prize in partnership with Alice James Books, a national reading series, and Kavad, a multi-faceted storytelling program comprised of community interviews, public readings, educational workshops, online media, and new creative writing by Asian American poets.

Kaya Press is an independent not-for-profit publisher of Asian and Pacific Islander diasporic literature. Founded in 1994, we are dedicated to the publication of new and innovative fiction, poetry, critical essays, art, and culture, and the recovery of important and overlooked work from the Pacific Rim and the API diaspora.

 

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