Sat, Mar 05|
Simone Savannah & Brandon Shimoda
Time & Location
Mar 05, 7:00 PM CST
About The Event
Simone SAVANNAH, Ph.D. is a writer and teacher born and raised in Columbus Ohio. She is the author of Uses of My Body (Barrow Street 2020) and Like Kansas (Big Lucks 2018). She is the winner of the Barrow Street Poetry Book Prize chosen by Jericho Brown. Her work has been published in Apogee, The Fem, Powder Keg, GlitterMob, Shade Journal, BreakBeat Poets, and several other journals and anthologies. She earned her M.Ed and B.A. from Ohio University. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Kansas. She is currently teaching and writing as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Cincinnati.
Brandon SHIMODA is the author of several books of poetry and prose, most recently The Grave on the Wall (City Lights, 2019), which received the PEN Open Book Award, and The Desert (The Song Cave, 2018). His book on the afterlife of Japanese American incarceration received a Creative Nonfiction grant from the Whiting Foundation and is forthcoming from City Lights.