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Black Sun Lit presents Vi Khi Nao, Moina Pam Dick, Liz Bowen & Katy Mongeau

Black Sun Lit and Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop present Vi Khi Nao, Moina Pam Dick, Liz Bowen & Katy Mongeau. Advance copies of Vi Khi Nao’s new book, SHEEP MACHINE (BSL, 6/27/18), will be available for purchase.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
141 Front St, Brooklyn
7 PM

VI KHI NAO was born in Long Khánh, Vietnam. She is the author of Sheep Machine (Black Sun Lit, 2018), Umbilical Hospital (1913 Press, 2017), A Brief Alphabet of Torture, which won FC2’s Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize in 2016, the novel Fish in Exile (Coffee House Press, 2016), and the poetry collection The Old Philosopher, which won the Nightboat Books Prize for Poetry in 2014. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Brown University, where she received the John Hawkes and Feldman Prizes in Fiction and the Kim Ann Arstark Memorial Award in Poetry. 

MOINA PAM DICK (aka Lou/Misha/Gregoire/Mina Pam Dick et al.) is the author of this is the fugitive (Essay Press, 2016), Metaphysical Licks (BookThug, 2014), and Delinquent (Futurepoem, 2009). With Oana Avasilichioaei, she is the co-translator of Suzanne Leblanc’s The Thought House of Philippa (BookThug, 2015). Her writing has appeared in BOMB, Fence, The Brooklyn Rail, Vestiges, and elsewhere, as well as in the anthology Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (ed. TC Tolbert and Trace Peterson, Nightboat Books, 2013). Also a visual artist and deinstitutionalized philosopher, she lives in New York City. 

LIZ BOWEN is a writer and literary scholar living in New York. She is the author of the poetry collection Sugarblood (Metatron, 2017) and the chapbook Compassion Fountain (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2018), and her poetry and essays have been recently published in Boston Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Dream Pop Press, The Atlas Review, glitterMOB, and elsewhere. She is a PhD candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she is working on a dissertation that traces disability and animality as intertwined sites of literary experimentation in the long twentieth century. She also teaches undergraduate writing, works on the poetry staff at Anomaly, and cares for a rescue pit bull named Rosie. 

KATY MONGEAU’s work has appeared in Black Sun Lit, Fanzine, PLINTH, Dark Fucking Wizard, and elsewhere. 


Complimentary refreshments. All welcome.

Earlier Event: May 15
May Workshop