This group event features poets, Sandra Lim, Randall Mann, and Miguel Murphy, reading from their latest releases: A Curious Thing, A Better Life, and Shoreditch, respectively.
Sandra Lim was born in Seoul, Korea. She is the author of three poetry collections, most recently The Curious Thing, as well as Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, chosen by Louise Glück for the Barnard Women Poets Prize. She has received many honors for her work, including the Levis Reading Prize, a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from MacDowell and the Getty Foundation. She is a Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry and lives in Cambridge, MA.
Randall Mann is an American poet. He was born in Provo, Utah in 1972, the only son to Olympic Track and Field medalist, Ralph Mann. He is the author of Breakfast with Thom Gunn (University of Chicago, 2009), Complaint in the Garden (Zoo Press, 2004), winner of the 2003 Kenyon Review Prize in Poetry, and co-author of the textbook Writing Poems (7th ed. Pearson Longman, 2007). His poetry often describes Florida, San Francisco, and contemporary gay life.
Miguel Murphy is the author of SHOREDITCH (Barrow Street Press, 2021), DETAINEE (Barrow Street Press, 2016), and A Book Called Rats, winner of The Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry. He lives in Southern California where he teaches at Santa Monica College.