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May  09

Reading with Kai Carlson-Wee and Mario Chard

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Join us for a reading with poets Kai Carlson-Wee and Mario Chard

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, May 9th
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building, 355 Roth Way

Mario Chard was born in northern Utah. The son of an Argentine immigrant mother and an American father, he is the author of Land of Fire, selected by Robert Pinsky for the 2016 Dorset Prize from Tupelo Press. Recent poems have appeared in the The New Yorker, Poetry, Boston Review, and elsewhere. Winner of the “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Prize and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University, he currently teaches in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and sons.

Kai Carlson-Wee is the author of RAIL (BOA Editions, 2018). He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Best New Poets, AGNI, New England Review, Gulf Coast, and The Missouri Review. His photography has been featured in Narrative Magazine and his poetry film, Riding the Highline, has screened at film festivals across the country. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he lives in San Francisco and is a lecturer at Stanford University.