Join us for an evening of poetry with Oliver de la Paz & Su Hwang Friday October 18th at 7 pm!
Su Hwang is a recipient of the inaugural Jerome Hill Fellowship in Literature, and her debut poetry collection Bodega is forthcoming with Milkweed Editions. Born in Seoul, Korea, Su was raised in New York then called the Bay Area home before transplanting to the Midwest, where she received her MFA in poetry from the University of Minnesota. She teaches creative writing with the MN Prison Writing Workshop, and is the cofounder, with Sun Yung Shin, of Poetry Asylum. Su currently lives in Minneapolis.
Poet Oliver de la Paz was born in the Philippines and raised in Ontario, Oregon. He earned a BA in English and a BS in biology from Loyola Marymount University and an MFA from Arizona State University. His collections of poetry include Names Above Houses (2001), which won the Crab Orchard Award, Furious Lullaby (2007), Requiem for the Orchard (2010), chosen by Martín Espada for the Akron Prize, and Post-Subject: A Fable (2014).