7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Join us for an evening with Hieu Minh Nguyen and Faisal Mohyuddin!
Hieu Minh Nguyen is a queer Vietnamese American poet, a Kundiman fellow, and a poetry editor for Muzzle Magazine. His work has appeared in the Southern Indiana Review, Guernica, Ninth Letter, Devil's Lake, Bat City Review, the Paris-American, and elsewhere. Hieu is the author of This Way to the Sugar (Write Bloody Press, 2014), which was a finalist for both a Minnesota Book Award and a Lambda Literary Award. His newest collection, Not Here, was recently released via Coffee House Press in April of 2018.
Faisal Mohyuddin is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children, winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize for Poetry and a 2018 Summer Recommendation of the Poetry Book Society. Also the author of the chapbook The Riddle of Longing, Faisal teaches English at Highland Park High School in Illinois, serves as an educator advisor to the global not-for-profit Narrative 4, and lives with his family in Chicago.
This is part of a series of readings celebrating new and recent poetry publications. The series has been generously funded by The Poetry Foundation, publishers of Poetry Magazine who work to raise poetry to a more visible and influential position in our culture.