Poetry: Srikanth Reddy
Srikanth Reddy, author of Voyager—named one of the best poetry books of 2011 by the New Yorker, The Believer, and NPR—works across a broad paradigm of Asian American, diasporic, and transnational poetics. He is the author of two other books of poetry and a book of literary criticism. He is interim chair of Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Chicago.
Coffee, tea and, book signing with the author to follow.
Readings are organized and hosted by poet, critic, and UCLA professor of English emeritus Stephen Yenser. Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of English, the Friends of English, and the UCLA Department of Cultural and Recreational Affairs.
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