Poetry: Cathy Park Hong

Poetry: Cathy Park Hong

[Dance Dance Revolution is] A polyglot explosion of unique individual and broader social concerns. —The Believer

Cathy Park Hong is the author of three books: Translating Mo’um (2002), Dance Dance Revolution (2007), which was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Engine Empire. Hong is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. Her poems have been published in the Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Harvard Review and other journals.

Complimentary coffee and tea served.

A book signing will follow the reading.


This series of readings is organized and hosted by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of A Boundless Field: American Poetry at Large and Blue Guide.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for the Annex are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing for programs in the Annex, subject to availability.

Parking is available under the museum for a flat rate of $3 after 6PM. 

Poetry is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.