Readings by Mihaela Moscaliuc and Michael Waters, followed by a Q&A with Stephen Yenser.

Poetry: Mihaela Moscaliuc and Michael Waters

Mihaela Moscaliuc’s book Immigrant Model asks: "What is it like to be of this world and this world and this world, while also of the elsewhere skirting these worlds?" Moscaliuc also authored Father Dirt and is an assistant professor of English at Monmouth University. Michael Waters’s new collection delves into the sensual and the spiritual with characteristic intensity. The author or coeditor of 10 books of poetry, Waters is a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow and professor of English at Monmouth University. Followed by a Q&A with Stephen Yenser.

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.

Coffee, tea, and book signing with the authors to follow.

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