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Diana Khoi Nguyen: Ghost Of

March 31, 2018
7:30 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park

Diana Khoi Nguyen reads from her new poetry collection, Ghost Of. Also featuring readings by fellow poets, Jane Wong, Ingrid Rojas, Diana Arterian and Juliana Xuan Wang.

 

About Ghost Of

 

Ghost Of is a mourning song, not an exorcism or un-haunting of that which haunts, but attuned attention, unidirectional reaching across time, space, and distance to reach loved ones, ancestors, and strangers. By working with, in, and around the photographs that her brother left behind (from which he cut himself out before his death), Nguyen wrestles with what remains: memory, physical voids, and her family captured around an empty space.

 

About  Diana Khoi Nguyen

 

Born in Los Angeles, Diana Khoi Nguyen is a poet and multimedia artist whose work has appeared widely in literary journals such as Poetry, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, PEN America, and The Iowa Review, among others. A winner of the 92Y's Discovery / Boston Review 2017 Poetry Contest, she is a PhD candidate in creative writing at the University of Denver.

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