New Schedule, Poetry, Summer

RESCHEDULED – Episode #65: Craig Santos Perez, author of from unincorporated territory [saina], on Thursday, July 14th at 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST

(Edited 7/7/11 – New show date, same time!)

Join Rachelle as she talks with Craig Santos Perez, author of FROM UNINCORPORATED TERRITORY [SAINA] on Thursday, July 14th at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.

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Craig Santos Perez, a Chamoru originally from Guahan (Guam), is the co-founder of Ala Press, co-editor of the anthology Chamoru Childhood (2009), and the author of two poetry books: from unincorporated territory [hacha] (Tinfish Press, 2008) and from unincorporated territory [saina] (Omnidawn Publishing, 2010), a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. He earned an MFA from the University of San Francisco and is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation examines articulations of indigeneity in Native American and Native Pacific literature and theory. In the Fall, he will begin as an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in the English Department at the U of Hawai’i, at Manoa. He blogs here: craigsantosperez.wordpress.com and you can find him on Facebook at all hours of the day and night.

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Poetry, Spring

Episode #64: Dilruba Ahmed on Tuesday, June 14th @ 11 am PST/2 pm EST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Dilruba Ahmed, author of DHAKA DUST on Tuesday, June 14th at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.

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Dilruba Ahmed’s debut book of poems, Dhaka Dust (Graywolf, 2011), won the 2010 Bakeless Prize for poetry. Ahmed’s writing has appeared in Blackbird, Cream City Review, New England Review, and The Normal School. She holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College and lives near Philadelphia. Web site: http://www.dilrubaahmed.com.

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