Join us on Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at 5:45 PM at the Castle for Presentations by Amanda Gunn (USA), yuniya edi kwon (USA) and Valencia Robin (USA). Please note that Presentations will start earlier than usual at 6:00 PM.

Amanda Gunn
Writing, USA

Amanda Gunn is a Writing Fellow from the USA. A poet, teacher, and PhD candidate in English at Harvard, she is the recipient the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize as well as a Pushcart Prize. Her debut collection, Things I Didn’t Do With This Body, is out now from Copper Canyon Press.

yuniya edi kwon
Music, USA

yuniya edi kwon is a Music Fellow from the USA. A violinist, vocalist, and interdisciplinary performance maker, her practice connects composition, improvisation, dance, embodiment, and ceremony to explore transformation & transgression, ritual practice as a tool to queer space & lineage, and the use of mythology to connect, obscure, and reveal.

Valencia Robin, Director’s Guest
Writing, USA

Valencia Robin is a Lexi Rudnitsky/Persea Books First Book Prize Affiliated Director’s Guest from the USA. Robin has received a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship and her debut poetry collection, Ridiculous Light, won Persea Books’ First Book Prize, was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and was named one of Library Journal’s best poetry books of 2019.

Thursday, June 27, 2024
Welcome Cocktail 5:45 PM
Presentations 6:00 PM
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