Edie Tsong, Lauren Camp, and Sara Daniele Rivera read poetry and prose in conversation with Tsong’s Crossing Over installation and other works in Arrivals 2023. Sponsored by Kundiman Southwest, a national nonprofit for Asian American writers.
Lauren Camp is the author of seven books, including An Eye in Each Square and Worn Smooth between Devourings, forthcoming in 2023. She was Astronomer in Residence at Grand Canyon National Park. Other honors include a Dorset Prize and finalist citations for the Arab American Book Award and Adrienne Rich Award. Her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish, and Arabic. She is the Poet Laureate of New Mexico.
Sara Daniele Rivera is a Cuban/Peruvian American artist, writer, translator, and educator. Her poetry and fiction use both speculative and realist lenses to explore themes of migration, memory, and the liminal spaces between language and silence. Her drawings and sculptural installations focus on text-in-space as social intervention and are often developed through community-based collaborations. She lives in Albuquerque with her husband, cats, and turtles. Her debut book of poetry, The Blue Mimes, will be published by Graywolf Press in 2024.
Edie Tsong (Taiwanese American) is an interdisciplinary artist/writer/facilitator. She has exhibited at the Mattress Factory, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Aspen Art Museum, Babel Kunst, and participated in The PASEO and PICA’s TBA Fest. She is the recipient of the Lilla Jewel Foundation grant and the SPREAD 3.0 SITE Santa Fe grant for Snow Poems Project (2011-2018). Tsong lives and works in northern New Mexico with her daughter.