The following lectures and readings at City University Hong Kong in Kowloon Tong will be open to the public during the week long MFA summer residency program:
Sessions open to the public (7:30 – 9:00 pm in LT7 unless otherwise specified)
Sunday July 25 Distinguished Visiting Writer Timothy Mo will be featured in conversation with Rodney Jones, Associate Chair, Department of English. (7:15 pm at City Top, 9th Floor Amenities Building)
Monday July 26 Readings by faculty writers Marilyn Chin and Justin Hill
Tuesday July 27 Readings by faculty writers Luis Francia and Robin Hemley
Wednesday July 28 Readings by writer-in-residence Xu Xi and guest writer Kate Rogers
(Kate will talk about Not A Muse, its development and the collaborative aspect of the anthology. She will read poetry by NAM poets (and some of her own work from NAM). Kate will also talk about making a living from teaching creative writing and read from her poetry collection, Painting the Borrowed House.)
-Xu Xi’s creative non-fiction was published in issue #6 of Cha.
-Kate Rogers’ poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha.