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Mon, June 18, 2018

18:30 – 19:30

Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, Italia

Dialogues and readings curated by writer and NYU Florence lecturer Elisa Biagini. In collaboration with the XVI edition of the Voci Lontane Voci Sorelle festival.

A conversation and reading, with poet Kimiko Hahn.

Poetry Reading, presente by Elisa Biagini

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Kimiko Hahn


Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including: Brain Fever (W.W. Norton, 2014) and Toxic Flora (WWN, 2010), both collections prompted by science; The Narrow Road to the Interior (WWN, 2006) a collection that takes its title from Basho’s famous poetic journal; The Unbearable Heart (Kaya, 1996), which received an American Book Award; Earshot (Hanging Loose Press, 1992), which was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize and an Association of Asian American Studies Literature Award. Hahn takes pleasure in the challenges of collaboration, most recently with Lauren Henkin’s photographic series.  Honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, PEN/Voelcker Award, Shelley Memorial Prize, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.  Hahn currently serves as President of the Board, The Poetry Society of America and is a distinguished professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Literary Translation at Queens College, The City University of New York.