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Don Mee Choi and Sung Un Gang
December 1, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMFree
Join Don Mee Choi? on Wednesday, December 1 at 1pm ET for her reading, “War, Resistance, Poetry.” She will read from her books Hardly War and DMZ Colony. The reading will be followed by a conversation with scholar and podcaster Sung Un Gang on writing, translating, and her time as a Picador Guest Professor at the University of Leipzig.
Don Mee Choi was our 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize International winner for her translation of Kim Hyesoon’s Autobiography of Death. This year, she was awarded the 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, the 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry, and the 2021 Picador Professorship for Literature.