2019: Craft Talk: The Revolution Is Emotional: Recovering Art & Community with Yanyi
Former Emerging Poets Fellow Yanyi returns to Poets House to give a talk on his debut book, The Year of Blue Water (Yale, 2019), chosen by Carl Phillips for the 2018 Yale Younger Poets Prize. Yanyi will explore how his collection investigates a self in crisis, queerness, and the dialogues that connect the living and dead. Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.
Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.