Poetry Reading by Chen Chen

ASUN Wolf Shop
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada
Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

Chen Chen is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, which won the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, the GLCA New Writers Award, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. The collection has been named one of the best of 2017 by The Brooklyn Rail, Buzzfeed Books, Entropy, and Library Journal. Chen has also authored two chapbooks and his work has appeared in numerous publications, including PoetryTin House, The New York Times Magazine, Poem-a-Day, Best of the Net,The Best American PoetryBettering American Poetry,and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. In 2015, he earned his MFA at Syracuse University; currently, he is pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech University.

Chen Chen will read from and sign his book at 6PM on February 22 and the ASUN Wolf Shop. Admission is free!

This event is part of the Emerging Writers series, which was funded in part by Nevada Humanities, Nevada's nonprofit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. This event is presented by the Black Mountain Institute and the University of Nevada, Reno Department of English.