Kundiman presents a final reading to showcase the graduating fellows of Kundiman's 2019 Mentorship Lab on Wednesday December 11 at 7pm at Books are Magic on 225 Smith St. Brooklyn, New York 11231.
This reading will celebrate the six-month mentorship program in its inaugural year, which consisted of three writers in each genre of Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, and Poetry, working closely with established Mentors: J. Mae Barizo (Poetry), T Kira Madden (Creative Nonfiction), and Bushra Rehman (Fiction)! The reading will feature both Mentors and Mentorship Fellows, which includes: June Daowen Lei; Ananya Kanai Shah; Shrima; Divya Nair; Danielle Batalion Ola; Pik-Shuen Fung; Julie Ae Kim; Paul Aster Stone-Tsao with Kimarlee Nguyen.
J. Mae Barizo is the author of The Cumulus Effect (Four Way Books). She is the recipient of fellowships and awards from Bennington College, the Jerome Foundation, and Poets House. A prize-winning poet, critic and performer, recent work appears in AGNI, Bookforum, Boston Review and Los Angeles Review of Books. A classically-tra
T Kira Madden is a queer, APIA writer, photographer, and amateur magician. She is the founding Editor-in-chief
Bushra Rehman has co-edited the anthology Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. She has written an autobiographica
This event is free and open to the public. More info about the mentorship program can be found here: www.kundiman.or