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Saturday, April 30 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Poetry, Memory, and Salvaging: A Kundiman Reading

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What do we choose to value? What do we choose to record? What do we choose to keep, toss, guard, or put on display? Six Asian American poets, Tamiko Beyer, Duy Doan, Joseph O. Legaspi, Vikas Menon, Sejal Shah, and Yim Tan Wong, whose works range from writing about history, the environment, the politics of labor, to music, place, and the body, will present an ekphrastic reading at the Peabody Essex Museum. Presented by Kundiman, an organization that serves Asian American writers.

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Tamiko Beyer

Tamiko Beyer is the author of We Come Elemental (Alice James Books, 2013) and bough breaks (Meritage Press, 2011). Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in the Denver Quarterly, The Volta, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. She is the Deputy Communication Director at Corporate Accountability International.
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Yim Tan Wong

Yim Tan (Lisa) Wong is a Kundiman Emerging Asian American Poets Fellow and holds an MFA from Hollins University. She hopes one day (soon!) to publish her first poetry collection, which has been a finalist for Four Way Books’ Levis Prize as well as the Alice James Books/Kundiman Poetry Prize. A Pushcart nominee, her poems have appeared in The Cortland Review, Little Patuxent Review, Tahoma Literary Review, A capella Zoo, Phoebe, RATTLE, Sakura... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
PEM Bartlett Gallery Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970

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