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Word Week 2021 “Written on the Walls: Angel Island Detainee Poetry”

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE


Author Jeffrey Thomas Leong will read from his translation of Angel Island poetry in WILD GEESE SORROW: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island, winner of the Northern California Book Award for Translation in Poetry, and original poems about the detainee experience from WRIT, his most recent book. He will also provide a visual tour of poems on the barrack walls and discuss the Chinese Exclusion Act, Asian immigration, and the challenges of translating Tang poetry.

This event will take place on Thursday, March 11, from 7pm to 8pm via Zoom. Get the Zoom link by rsvping at https://bit.ly/2ZaCyoC or by emailing wordweeknoevalley@gmail.com. In response, you will receive the Zoom information. Buy books from Folio Books at www.foliosf.com/word-week-2021

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Cost: FREE
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