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Poetry Reading by Jos Charles

Trans poet, writer, translator, and intertextual artist jos charles is the author of the poetry collections Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016) and feeld (Milkweed Editions, 2018), a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah. She is the founding-editor of THEM, the first trans literary journal in the US, and engages in direct gender justice work with a variety of organizations and performers. charles's poetry has appeared in Poetrymagazine, PENWashington Square ReviewBLOOMDenver QuarterlyAction Yes, The Feminist Wire, The Capilano Review, and elsewhere. charles earned her MFA from the University of Arizona. In 2016, charles was a recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. She is a PhD student in English at UCI and lives in Long Beach, California.

Thursday, October 10 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Humanities Gateway, 1030
4100 Humanities Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697-3375

Event Type

Arts / Humanities, Reading

Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Website

http://illuminations.uci.edu/events/2...

Cost

Free

Hashtag

#ucitoday

Event Sponsor

Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts and Culture Initiative

Event Contact Email

nielsen@uci.edu

Event Contact Phone

949-824-5112

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