Saturday, January 9, 2010

A Poetry Discussion: Declension in the Village of Chung Luong

A Poetry Discussion:
Declension in the Village of Chung Luong by Bruce Weigl

“The book's locus is Chung Luong, birthplace of Weigl's Vietnamese daughter, Hanh, and one of the poorest and most beautiful places on earth.”

Discussion led by Katherine Howell and Yvette Neisser Moreno

Thursday, January 21, 7:15 pm
at the George Washington University
Rome Hall Rome 351
801 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC
(1 block East of Foggy Bottom Metro at I and 22nd Sts; For a campus map, click here.)

Free and open to the public. Rome Hall is wheelchair-accessible.

is available for purchase for $14 at The Writer’s Center and Busboys and Poets.

Bruce Weigl—an award-winning poet, translator of Vietnamese poetry, Vietnam War veteran, and Distinguished Professor at Lorain County Community College in Ohio—will be a featured poet at the 2010 Split This Rock Poetry Festival. Declension in the Village of Chung Luong is his 13th book of poetry.

The Writer's Center cultivates the creation, publication, presentation, and dissemination of literary work. We are an independent literary organization with a global reach, rooted in a dynamic community of writers.

Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness
invites poets, writers, artists, activists, dreamers, and all concerned world citizens to Washington, DC, for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation, March 10-13, 2010. Featuring Sinan Antoon, Jan Beatty, Cornelius Eady, Martín Espada, Andrea Gibson, Fady Joudah, Wang Ping, Patricia Smith, Arthur Sze, Quincy Troupe, Bruce Weigl, and many more. Readings, workshops, panel discussions, film, a book fair, and public action.

For more information: yvettenm at verizon dot net or 301-879-1959

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