Brandon Shimoda and Stacey Tran will read from their recent books of poems.
Stacey Tran is a writer from Portland, Oregon. She curates Tender Table and her writing can be found in diaCRITICS, The Fanzine, Gramma, and The Volta. Wendy’s Subway released her first chapbook, Fake Haiku (February 2017). Her first full-length book, Soap for the Dogs, is forthcoming from Gramma (Spring 2018). Read more about the author at staceytran.com.
Brandon Shimoda’s most recent books are Evening Oracle (poetry/prose, Letter Machine), which received the 2016 William Carlos Williams Award, and Portuguese(poetry, Octopus and Tin House). He is also the co-editor of books by poet/painters Etel Adnan and Wong May. He is currently researching/writing a book about the “ruins” of Japanese American incarceration. He lives, for now, in the desert.