Reading by Stacey Waite

April 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mānoa Campus, 410 Kuykendall Hall

Join us in celebrating National Poetry Month with poet-scholar STACEY WAITE!

Stacey Waite is Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Waite’s most recent book, “Teaching Queer: Radical Possibilities for Writing and Knowing,” was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in 2017. Waite’s newest scholarly project, “The World as We Wish it Were: Speech Acts, Performance, and the Question of What Matters in the Teaching of Writing,” was the recipient of a $10,000 community partnership grant and is a manuscript-in-process. Waite has also published four collections of poems: “Choke,” “Love Poem to Androgyny,” “the lake has no saint,” and “Butch Geography,” and has had articles appear most recently in College Composition and Communication, Writing on the Edge, and Literacy in Composition Studies.

Joining Stacey is guest poet J. VERA LEE, a Ph.D. student in the Creative Writing Program at UH Mānoa. She was born in Seoul, Korea, and grew up in Meadville, Pennsylvania. She was educated at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Washington. Her work has appeared in the following: American Letters & Commentary, Chicago Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and Poetry Daily.

Books will be for sale at the event, courtesy of the UH Mānoa Bookstore.

Campus parking is $6.00

Ticket Information
Free and Open to the Public

Event Sponsor
UHM SEED Ideas, UHM Creative Writing Program, UHM Phi Beta Kappa, UHM LLL Dean's Special Fund, Mānoa Campus

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Shawna Yang Ryan, (808) 956-3071,

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