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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Jen Hofer

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Poet and translator Jen Hofer's recent publications include sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre, a bilingual edition of books two and three of the lifelong project Dolores Dorantes by Dolores Dorantes, lip wolf, a translation of Laura Solórzano's lobo de labio, Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women, slide rule, and the chapbooks laws and lawless. The Academy of American Poets selected her as the winner of the 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for her translation of Myriam Moscona's Negro marfil/Ivory Black, published by Les Figues Press. Other publications include The Route, an epistolary and poetic collaboration with Patrick Durgin, Laws from Dusie Books, and a book-length series of anti-war-manifesto poems from Palm Press titled one.

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