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Poetry: "Maxine Hong Kingston and Sean Mclain Brown"

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time: 04:30 PM
- 06:30 PM

Location: Poetry Center, Humanities building

Web: http://creativestate.sfsu.edu/node/4186

Sponsor: College of Liberal and Creative Arts

Contact: Poetry Center

Phone: (415) 338-2227

During her distinguished career, writer and activist Maxine Hong Kingston has received many honors, including the 1997 National Humanities Medal and John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. Her first book, "The Woman Warrior," won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1976. Her follow-up "China Men" won the American Book Award. Alum Sean Mclain Brown enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17. After sustaining an injury in the Gulf War, he was discharged and traveled for several years visiting almost all of the states. He is a two-time winner of the Mark Linenthal Poetry Award and a finalist for the Ann Fields Poetry Prize.

 

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