May
2
Thu 12:00 PM

PPC: Craig Santos Perez Workshop

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When: Thursday, May 2, 2013
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  
Where: Norris University Center, 102
1999 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Contact: Alanna Lynn Hickey  
Group: English Department
Category: Lectures & Meetings

Join us for an informal lunchtime workshop with native Chamoru poet Craig Santos Perez. He is the co-founder of Ala Press, co-star of the poetry album Undercurrent (Hawai’i Dub Machine, 2011), and author of two collections of poetry: from unincorporated territory [hacha] (Tinfish Press, 2008) and from unincorporated territory [saina](Omnidawn Publishing, 2010), a finalist for the LA Times 2010 Book Prize for Poetry and the winner of the 2011 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry. He is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, where he teaches Pacific literature and creative writing.