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The Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics: Myung Mi Kim

December 1 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Myung Mi Kim is James H. McNulty Chair of English and Director of the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Kim is the author of Penury, Commons, DURA, The Bounty, and Under Flag, winner of The Multicultural Publisher’s Exchange Award of Merit. Her fellowships and honors include awards from the Fund for Poetry, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative North American Poetry, and the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity.

The Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics is an annual lecture series hosted by Pratt Institute with a focus on the critical analysis of innovative poetry, essays, plays, and cross-genre work primarily by women poets. The series invites contemporary writers to present their work in the spirit exemplified by Scalapino’s own critical writing and editorial vision as publisher of O Books.