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Omnidawn fall 2019 launch reading with T.J. Anderson III, Jaswinder Bolina, mai c. doan, Logan Fry, Myung Mi Kim, Kimberly ReyesBrittany Tomaselli

T.J. Anderson III lives in Roanoke, Virginia and is the author of Devonte Travels the Sorry Route (Omnidawn Press, 2019), Cairo Workbook (Willow Books, 2014), River to Cross (The Backwaters Press, 2009), and Notes to Make the Sound Come Right: Four Innovators of Jazz Poetry (University of Arkansas Press, 2004).

Jaswinder Bolina is author of two previous books of poetry, Phantom Camera (2013) and Carrier Wave (2007), and of the digital chapbook The Tallest Building in America (2014). He teaches on the faculty of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Miami.

mai c. doan is poet and writer from Los Angeles, CA. She has published and performed her work though the National Queer Arts Festival, RADAR Productions, Entropy Magazine, Mixed Up!: A Zine about Mixed Race Queer and Feminist Experience, and more. She holds an MFA from Mills College, where she attended as a Community Engagement Fellow. water/tongue (Omnidawn, 2019) is her first full-length book. Find her on the internet @maicdoan / maicdoan.com

Logan Fry lives in Austin, Texas, edits Flag + Void, and has poetry in journals including Fence, Prelude, Mantis, West Branch, Yalobusha Review, and the Best American Experimental Writing anthology. His first book, Harpo Before the Opus, was chosen by Srikanth Reddy for Omnidawn’s 2018 1st/2nd Book Prize.

Myung Mi Kim’s most recent book, Civil Bound, will be released by Omnidawn in Fall, 2019. Kim is also the author of Penury, Commons, River Antes, DURA, The Bounty, and Under Flag, winner of The Multicultural Publisher’s Exchange Award of Merit. She is the James H. McNulty Chair of English at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Kimberly Reyes is an award-winning poet and essayist and the author of three books: Warning Coloration (dancing girl press 2018), Life During Wartime (Fourteen Hills, 2018), and Running to Stand Still (Omnidawn, 2019). Kimberly currently lives in Cork, Ireland as a Fulbright fellow studying Irish literature and film.

Brittany Tomaselli received her MFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. Her work can be found in Fairy Tale Review, The Wanderer, and Columbia Poetry Review. She currently lives and works in Kalamazoo, MI.

Earlier Event: October 19
Andrei Codrescu & Natasha Sajé