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blue book with 80x80 on coverPoet Emily Jungmin Yoon reads from her work along with creative writing seniors Liana Cohen, Somi Jun, Eunice Lee, Scooter Liapin, Allegra Martschenko, and Emily McLean. Book sales and signing will follow the readings.

The C.K. Williams Reading Series, named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning poet C.K. Williams, who served on Princeton’s Creative Writing faculty for 20 years, showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests.

The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing celebrates 80 years during the 2019-20 academic year with readings by 80 writers.

 

ABOUT

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Emily Jungmin Yoon is the author of A Cruelty Special to Our Species (Ecco, September 2018), winner of the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award; and Ordinary Misfortunes (Tupelo Press, July 2017), winner of the Sunken Garden Chapbook Prize. Her poems and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Poetry, and elsewhere. She has accepted awards and fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Ploughshares’ Emerging Writer’s Contest, AWP’s WC&C Scholarship Competition, the Aspen Institute, and elsewhere. She is the Poetry Editor for The Margins, the literary magazine of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and a PhD candidate in Korean literature at the University of Chicago.

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  • Program in Creative Writing