Creative Writers Series: Mai Der Vang Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 7 – 8pm
Creative Writers Series: Mai Der Vang
Campus Location:Peter J. Shields Library
Room:205
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Contact Email:kpeterson@ucdavis.edu
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Creative Writing Program, Department of English

Mai Der Vang’s debut poetry collection, Afterland (2016) was selected by Carolyn Forché as the winner of the Whitman Award, given by the Academy of American Poets. She earned her MFA in poetry from Columbia University where she was awarded the Corrente Poetry Fellowship.

The 2017–2018 Creative Writers series at UC Davis brings to campus writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage, several producing socially and politically-connected work.

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