Prose at The Poetry Center, May-lee Chai and Junse Kim, Reading and in Conversation

Thursday, October 12 - 7:00 pm
The Poetry Center, HUM 512, San Francisco State University
May-Lee + Junse

Join us for this reading and conversation by SFSU Creative Writing faculty members May-lee Chai and Junse Kim. This event is free and open to the public.

May-lee Chai is the author of eight books, including the memoir Hapa Girl, a Kiriyama Prize Notable Book; the novel Tiger Girl, which won an Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature; and her original translation from Chinese to English of the 1934 Autobiography of Ba Jin. Her short prose has been published widely, including in The Rumpus, Missouri Review, Seventeen, Glimmer Train, Dallas Morning News, and San Francisco Chronicle. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University.

Junse Kim is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Faulkner Short Story Award, and the Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing at Bucknell University. His fiction and creative nonfiction has been published in Ontario ReviewZYZZYVACimarron Review, Fourteen Hills, as well as two anthologies: Pushcart Prize XXVII and Echoes Upon Echoes: New Korean American Writing. He is a Lecturer at San Francisco State University.

Event contact: 
The Poetry Center
Event email: 
poetry@sfsu.edu
Event phone: 
415-338-2227
Event sponsor: 
The Poetry Center