Spring into Literature Reading Series Presents: Jennifer S. Cheng

Date and Time: Thursday April 14, 11am China

Location: AB 2107

Zoom: 614 954 2152

Jennifer S. Cheng’s work includes poetry, lyric essay, and image-text forms. Her book MOON: LETTERS, MAPS, POEMS was named a “Best Book of 2018” by Publishers Weekly. She is also the author of HOUSE A, which won the Omnidawn Poetry Prize, and INVOCATION: AN ESSAY, an image-text chapbook. Her awards and fellowships include a 2019-20 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and a U.S. Fulbright fellowship, among others. She teaches at the University of San Francisco and was a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. Having grown up in Texas and Hong Kong, she lives in San Francisco. www.jenniferscheng.com

At Wednesday’s event, Jennifer will read selections from her latest book, which Publisher’s Weekly calls “visionary” and “an alt-epic for the 21st century,” as well as selections from older and newer work. She will discuss the visual aspects of her work, her creative process, and themes of dislocation and immigration/emigration.