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Nina Puro / Wendy Xu Chapbook Reading featuring Wo Chan and Marina Blitshteyn

Join Brooklyn Arts Press & dancing girl press in celebrating two new chapbooks: NATURALISM by Wendy Xu and THE WINTER PALACE by Nina Puro. 

Readings by:


WENDY XU

  Wendy Xu is the author of You Are Not Dead (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2013) and several chapbooks, most recently Naturalism from Brooklyn Arts Press. In 2014 she was awarded a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Boston Review, Poetry, Guernica, Gulf Coast, jubilat, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at CUNY.

 

Wendy Xu is the author of You Are Not Dead (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2013) and several chapbooks, most recently Naturalism from Brooklyn Arts Press. In 2014 she was awarded a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Boston Review, Poetry, Guernica, Gulf Coast, jubilat, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at CUNY.

NINA PURO

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Nina Puro is a human whose writing appears in The Atlas Review, Guernica, the PEN/ America Poetry Series, & other places. A member of the Belladonna* Collaborative; author of two chapbooks (dancing girl press & Argos Books, forthcoming); recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Brooklyn Community Pride Foundation, & Syracuse University (MFA, 2012), Nina cries and works in Brooklyn. 


WO CHAN

Wo Chan is a queer Fujianese immigrant living in Brooklyn. Recipient of fellowships from the Asian American Writers Workshop, Poets House, Kundiman, and Lambda Literary. Wo's work has been published (and forthcoming) in The Margins, cream city review, BARZAHK, and VYM Magazine. Wo is also a member of the Brooklyn-based drag alliance, Switch n’ Play, and has performed at venues including Brooklyn Pride, Princeton, The Trevor Project, and the Architectural Digest Expo.


MARINA BLITSHTEYN

Marina Blitshteyn is the author of 5 published or forthcoming chapbooks, most recently Nothing Personal from Bone Bouquet Books. She works as an adjunct instructor in NYC.