Join us for a reading with poets Kyle Marbut and Wo Chan. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.
Kyle Marbut is a writer from somewhere in Ohio. They are the author of two chapbooks, Dawn Chorus Fascicle and Ecliptic Tongues. They live in Charlottesville, where they are at work on a book that never ends that is not about swans. To connect online, visit kylemarbut.com, or find them on Instagram at @like_a_werewolfs_kiss or on Twitter at @KyleMarbut.
Wo Chan, who performs as The Illustrious Pearl, is a poet and drag artist. They are a winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize and the author of Togetherness (2022). Wo has received fellowships from MacDowell, New York Foundation of the Arts, Kundiman, The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Poets House, and Lambda Literary. Their poems appear in POETRY, WUSSY, Mass Review, No Tokens, The Margins, and elsewhere. As a member of the Brooklyn-based drag/burlesque collective Switch N’ Play, Wo has performed at venues including The Whitney Museum of American Art, National Sawdust, New York Live Arts, and the Architectural Digest Expo. Find them online at @theillustriouspearl.
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