Wednesday May 5, 4:00 pm Pacific Time
New Voice Series, featuring Dan Lau, Edward Gunawan, and Carlos Osoria
emcee, Carlos Quinteros III
This remote access event starts promptly at 4:00 pm Pacific Time, and is free and open to the public. *** Live captioning will be provided. ***
The Poetry Center presents the New Voice Series, the first in an annual event to pair a poet alum of SF State, a current SF State graduate student poet in Creative Writing, and a current undergraduate student poet at SF State (any major), to each read their work and engage in conversation.
Dan Lau received his MA from SF State, and was 2012 Creative Writing Distinguished MA Graduate Honoree, and an MFA in Poetry from Boise State U. He has worked since 2012 in grassroots fundraising, is Managing Poetry Editor for Foglifter, and Development Director at Kundiman.
Edward Gunawan, a queer immigrant from Indonesia and of Chinese heritage, is a writer and interdisciplinary storyteller, with work in the Asian LGBTQ anthology Intimate Strangers and films screened in international film festivals. Creator of the award-winning webcomic Press Play, published by Sweet Lit in 2020, he is pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing at SF State, with support of the Marcus Recruitment Award.
Carlos Osoria is a trans, Indigenous feminist activist, doing field work and research centered around sex, gender, sexuality, and Ethnic Studies, with research into lost queer and trans representations in literature. They have written for The Ana, and are pursuing their BA in Comparative and World Literature and American Indian Studies with a minor in Queer Ethnic Studies, at SF State.
Time: May 5, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time