Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize Reading with Duy Doan and Yanyi

Event time: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:30pm
Ezra Stiles College Common Room See map
Event description: 

Graduate Poets Reading Series, Kundiman, the Race and Innovative Poetics Working Group, and the Asian American Cultural Center present Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize Reading with Duy Doan and Yanyi.

Duy Doan is the author of We Play a Game, winner of the 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets. His work has appeared in PoetrySlateThe Cortland Review, and elsewhere. A Kundiman fellow, he received an MFA in poetry from Boston University, where he serves as director of the Favorite Poem Project.

Yanyi is a poet and critic. In 2018, he won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, awarded by Carl Phillips, for his first book, The Year of Blue Water (Yale University Press 2019). Currently, he is an associate editor at Foundry and an MFA candidate at New York University. He formerly served as Director of Technology and Design at The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, senior editor at Nat. Brut, and curatorial assistant at The Poetry Project. He is the recipient of fellowships from Asian American Writers Workshop and Poets House. Find his recent work in PoetryLA Review of Books, and Bellevue Literary Review.