Poetry Beijing

Poetry Night in Beijing

Poets from the Beijing community join award-winning performers Maxine Beneba Clarke and Zohab Zee Khan to present their works on life, love, and China. Hosted by Anthony Tao and Liz Richards, featuring:

Kassandra Lee, an educator, published poet, and creative entrepreneur, founder of the literary arts night Transmigrant Flow, which she hosts in Gulou; her first chapbook of poetry was published in August 2014 by dancing girl press in Chicago.

Edward Ragg, prize-winning poet and wine professional, winner of the 2012 Cinnamon Press Poetry Award for his first collection of poetry, A Force That Takes; currently an associate professor at Tsinghua University.

Elijah Grantham, writer (“arguably”), active in the queer art community in Columbus, Ohio; utterly unique.

Anna Yates, poet and short story writer, an active contributor to Scratching Beijing, a bimonthly performance platform for multi-disciplinary artists.

Vanessa Meng, winner of the International High School Slam last year, the finals of which were held at The Bookworm.

For more information, check out this Beijing Cream post.

Price: 60 RMB

Event code: BW15C

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    The Bookworm 

    Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Road,
    Chaoyang District, Beijing
    100027, P.R China
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