Thursday, Sep 8, 7:00pm
New York, NY
THE PSA READINGS AT MCNALLY JACKSON:
Cynthia Cruz and Ocean Vuong
Cynthia Cruz is the author of four collections of poetry: Ruin, The Glimmering Room, Wunderkammer, and How the End Begins, published in March of 2016. Her essays, interviews, and writing on art have been published in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Guernica, and Hyperallergic. Cruz has received fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony as well as a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. She has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College in writing and an MFA in Art Criticism & Writing from the School of Visual Arts.
Ocean Vuong is the author of Night Sky with Exit Wounds
(Copper Canyon Press, 2016). A 2016 Whiting Award winner and Ruth Lilly fellow, he has received honors from The Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and Narrative magazine, as well as a Pushcart Prize. His writing has been featured in the Kenyon Review, GRANTA, The Nation, the New Republic, the New Yorker, The New York Times, Poetry, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in New York City.
Admission is free.
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012