Poetry Vs. Community Vs. History

05.22.2019 - By AAWW Radio: New Asian American Writers & Literature

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What is the relationship between bearing witness to history and giving voice to marginalized communities? Multidisciplinary writers E.J. Koh, Yanyi, Emily Jungmin Yoon, & Monica Sok read from their work and speak with poet Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello about how their work as poets, editors, translators, and scholars allows them to uncover intimacies among seemingly disparate colonial histories, give context to narratives of intergenerational trauma, and build empathy and community.

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