Stranded Artist is an annual visiting author event in Long Beach. Organized through The Poetry Lab, an author is invited to give a day-long workshop and evening reading.
This year our visiting author will be Cathy Linh Che. Cathy will lead a workshop in the WE Labs conference room from 11am - 5pm.
This event requires registration.
The poetry reading will be at 8pm. It is free and open to the public.
Cathy Linh Che is the author of Split (Alice James, 2014), winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. A Vietnamese American poet from Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA, she received her BA from Reed College and her MFA from New York University. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from Poets & Writers, The Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown, Kundiman, Hedgebrook, Poets House, The Asian American Literary Review, The Center for Book Arts, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency, and a Jerome Foundation Travel Grant. She was also a Writer in Residence at Sierra Nevada College’s MFA Program. A founding editor of the online journal Paperbag, she is Managing Director at Kundiman. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers through grants it has received from The James Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.