Atwater Series in Montreal: Poets Nguyen, Queyras, and Robinsong read April 12

Thurs. April 12, 7 PM
Atwater Library
1200, avenue Atwater
Westmount (Québec) H3Z 1X4
Métro Atwater, angle des rues Atwater et Sainte-Catherine – au coeur du centre-ville ouest

“Join the Atwater Poetry Project in welcoming Hoa Nguyen and Erin Robinsong

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VEI on Constant Critic

Karla Kelsey on Violet Energy Ingots:

“The poems themselves are violet energy ingots, a series of tenuous knowing moments that eschew the monumental gestures of narrative, polemic, or other familiar forms our cultures have made to mark modernity’s abuses …

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2017 Griffin Poetry Prize Reading, Toronto, Wed. June 7

The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry

Tickets Available.

Toronto, Wednesday, June 07

7:30 PM, Koerner Hall

“Come and hear a selection of the best poetry in the world from the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlisted poets – …

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2 Readings in NYC: May 1 and May 2

Monday, MAY 1, 2017 6:30pm

Hoa Nguyen reads with Camille Rankine and Eléna Rivera
Co-hosted by Belladonna* Collaborative and Queens College

Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College
405 Klapper Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Review of Violet Energy Ingots at Full Stop

“In considering what composes Nguyen’s poetic disturbances, I find myself returning to the collection’s title and read these poems as a series of ingots. An ingot is a mass of metal cast into a shape easy for storage and further …

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25 Protest Poetry Collections To Read Right Now

From Bustle’s list of 25 protest poetry collections to read right now:

“In the age of Trump, rage-Tweets, alternative facts, and Facebook feeds filled with deliberately-false news, it’s possible that all poetry is the poetry of protest. The mere …

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Review of Violet Energy Ingots on diaCRITICS by Eric Nguyen

“In such a light, the project of Violet Energy Ingots seems to be not how to reconcile one’s personal life with the history of oppression, but how to own up to both the oppressions we’ve experienced and to the oppressions …

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Review of Nguyen’s Violet Energy Ingots on Full Stop

“In considering what composes Nguyen’s poetic disturbances, I find myself returning to the collection’s title and read these poems as a series of ingots. An ingot is a mass of metal cast into a shape easy for storage and further …

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VEI as Sundress Favorite Pick

“Her use of language, of dominant music and skill, knocked me down. … I will be keeping this book close to me for a long time.”
–selected by poet Darren Demaree

 

 

Sundress Picks for Our Favorite Books of 2016

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End of Year Lists & Violet Energy Ingots

 

VEI at The Walrus, picked by Damian Rogers

VEI at League of Canadian Poets, picked by Kate Sutherland
VEI at knife | fork | book, Toronto’s all poetry bookstore, picked by Jeff Kirby

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