Join us for an afternoon of poetry and video performances, featuring Xiaoyue Shan, Chia-lun Chang and Hongru Pan. Come celebrate Xiaoyue’s new collection then telling be the antidote and Chia-Lun’s new collection Prescribee with accent sisters 酒神的女祭司 烛火诗会 event is free, limited seats, reservation link in the bio
Shan Xiaoyue @shanxiaoyue has received the New Millennium Award for Poetry and the Juxtaprose Poetry Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award, the Artlyst Art to Poetry Award, and the Ambit Poetry Competition. Poems have appeared in The Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry Magazine, Asian American Writers’ Workshop and more. Poem-films have shown in festivals in London, Vienna, New York City, and Athens. Her work has been supported by the Canadian Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, and Arts Council Tokyo. She regularly translates from the Chinese and acts as editor-in-chief of the Chinese-English bilingual literary journal, Spittoon Literary Magazine. She also edits Tokyo Poetry Journal and the Asymptote Journal blog.
Chia-lun Chang @chialun.chang is the author of Prescribee (2022), winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize, and two chapbooks, An Alien Well-Tamed (Belladonna*, 2022) and One Day We Become Whites (No, Dear, 2016). She has received support from Jerome Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Tofte Lake Center, Poets House, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (Sarah Verdone Writing Award 2022, Governors Island Arts Center residency 2021; Process Space 2017) among others. Chia-Lun teaches contemporary Taiwanese poetry and fiction at the Brooklyn Public Library. Born and raised in New Taipei City, Taiwan, she lives in Brooklyn.
(Xiao Yan) Hongru Pan @hongru_pan_ has published a few influential poetry books in Chinese, including A Record of Chanting Dreams and Invisible Tel Aviv[. Café after Dawn is her first poetry collection written in English. “Xiao Yan” is a pseudonym for the author’s real name, Hongru Pan.