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A Reading with Ananda Lima

Saturday
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Nov 20
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5:30PM CST
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Porch Headquarters, 2811 Dogwood Place

Please join us for a reading by Fall '21 Visiting Writer Ananda Lima!


Ananda Lima is the author of Mother/land (Black Lawrence Press, 2021), winner of the Hudson Prize and the chapbooks Amblyopia (Bull City Press, 2020), Translation (Paper Nautilus, 2019, winner of the Vella Prize), Vigil (Get Fresh Books, 2021) and Tropicália (Newfound, 2021, winner of the Newfound Prose Prize). Her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Poets.org, Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. She has taught at Rutgers University, Newark, UCLA and served as a mentor at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Program. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MFA in Creative Writing in Fiction from Rutgers University, Newark.


Lima will be teaching two classes with The Porch this fall, "Writing Parents & Children" (11/20) and "How Did That Get Here? Foreign Objects in Fiction & Poetry" (12/1), the former of which will be followed by the reading at our headquarters in Berry Hill.

Free to the public!

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