Nellie Wong and Genny Lim: August 31, 2017

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The Poetry Center presents Nellie Wong and Genny Lim reading and in conversation. Wong reads works from Breakfast Lunch Dinner (Meridian Press Works, 2012), The Death of Long Steam Lady (West End Press, 1986), Stolen Moments (Chicory Blue Press, 1997), and Speaking for Myself (Chicory Blue Press, 2014). Lim reads new work along with poems from Kra! (Omerta Publications, 2016) and Paper Gods and Rebels (Ishmael Reed Publishing Co., 2013). The readings are followed by an extensive conversation in response to questions from the audience.

Contributor
Steve Dickison, May-lee Chai, Sandra MacKay
Date
08/31/2017
Originally Recorded By
DocFilm Institute
Total Run Time
02:19:39
Location
The Poetry Center, SFSU
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2000
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220

Nellie Wong (00:41:12)

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Genny Lim (00:31:26)

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Conversation (00:59:59)

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