[April 7] Obsessions: A reading with Hossannah Asuncion, Chiwan Choi, and Ed Lin

[April 7] Obsessions: A reading with Hossannah Asuncion, Chiwan Choi, and Ed Lin


A Reading with

Hossannah Asuncion, Chiwan Choi & Ed Lin

Moderated by Nita Noveno, English Department

In observation of Asian Heritage Month, two poets and a fiction writer will read their newest work and share their latest obsessions.


255 GREENWICH STREET (click for map)


Free and open to the public!



Hossannah Asuncion teaches, eats, and chihuahuas. She has received fellowships from Kundiman, The Poetry Society of America, and The Laundromat Project. Her first collection, Object Permanence, is out from Magic Helicopter Press.

Chiwan Choi is the author of three collections of poetry, The Flood (Tia Chucha Press, 2010), Abductions (Writ Large Press, 2012), and The Yellow House (CCM, 2017). He wrote, presented, and destroyed the novel Ghostmaker throughout the course of 2015. Chiwan is a partner at Write Large Press, a downtown Los Angeles based indie publisher, focused on using literary arts to resist, disrupt, and transgress.

Ed Lin is a native New Yorker of Taiwanese and Chinese descent. He is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. Lin lives in Brooklyn with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung, and son.


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Keith Miyake is a graduate of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. His dissertation examined the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the contemporary capitalist state.



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