Poetry Salon

Join us for our monthly poetry salon! In October, our featured poet is Ananda Lima.

Ananda Lima’s poetry collection Mother/land was the winner of the 2020 Hudson Prize and is forthcoming in 2021 (Black Lawrence Press). She is also the author of the chapbooks Vigil (Get Fresh Books, forthcoming in 2021), Tropicália (Newfound, 2021, winner of the Newfound Prose Prize), Amblyopia (Bull City Press, 2020), and Translation (Paper Nautilus, 2019, winner of the Vella Chapbook Prize). Her work has appeared or is upcoming in The American Poetry Review, Poets.org, Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast, The Common, Poet Lore, Poetry Northwest, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She has served as the poetry judge for the AWP Kurt Brown Prize, as staff at the Sewanee Writers Conference, and as a mentor at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Program. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MFA in Creative Writing in Fiction from Rutgers University, Newark.

Sign-ups for reading start at 6:15pm!

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
2523 N. Kedzie Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647
Mother/Land Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781625570260
Published: Black Lawrence Press - October 15th, 2021