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september, 2021

sun12sep7:00 pmsun8:00 pmOpen Mouth Presents: A Virtual Reading with Muriel Leung

Event Details

Join us on Sunday\, September 12\, 2021 at 7:00pm Central for a reading by featured poet Muriel Leung. The reading will be preceded by a round of introductory readings by members of our poetry community.

The reading will take place virtually via Zoom with Zoom auto captions\, and an ASL interpreter will be present. Access copies of all poems will be provided via Google Docs.

Register for the virtual reading by clicking on the ‘Registration’ button on the Eventbrite page\, donating any amount you can\, and entering the required fields. You will receive an email with the Zoom information.

Suggested donation of $5.

Every donation to Open Mouth Literary Center supports our programming\, ASL interpreters\, and feature poets. Become a monthly patron on Patreon or make a one-time donation at our PayPal or to our GoFundMe campaign.

Recommended for attendees 16 years and above.

This event will also be simultaneously live-streamed to our YouTube channel.


FEATURED READER:

Muriel Leung is the author of Imagine Us\, The Swarm (Nightboat Books)\, Bone Confetti (Noemi Press)\, and Images Seen to Images Felt (Antenna) in collaboration with artist Kristine Thompson. She is a recipient of fellowships to Kundiman\, VONA/Voices Workshop and the Community of Writers. She is the Poetry Co-Editor of Apogee Journal and co-hosts The Blood-Jet Writing Hour Podcast with Rachelle Cruz and MT Vallarta. She is a member of Miresa Collective\, a feminist speakers bureau. Currently\, she is an Andrew W. Mellon Humanities in a Digital World fellow at the University of Southern California where she is completing her PhD in Creative Writing and Literature. She is from Queens\, NY.

EVENT HEADER IMAGE DESCRIPTION:


Left side: A photo of Muriel Leung\, a queer femme Chinese American poet\, has long green hair and red eyeshadow. She wears a long sleeve black shirt with a leather orange skirt\, sitting with her arm propped against her chin. She is gazing into the camera. The photo is surrounded by a white border. 

Right side: The words ‘Open Mouth Presents Muriel Leung September 12\, 2021’ in bold black superimposed over a light blue background. 

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Time

(Sunday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm