Emerging Writers Reading: Maya C. Popa
The Emerging Writers Reading Series features four MFA students (the "emerging writers") from a mix of genres reading alongside a headlining author. This reading will feature headliner Maya C. Popa with graduate student readers Bea Bacon, Nina Ferraz, Devi Sastry, and Alan Yenming Fang, hosted by Christine Marella. Please scroll down for more info about the headliner.
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The Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House is wheelchair accessible with at least two weeks advance notice; for this or any other accommodations, please call the Creative Writing Program at 212.998.8816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maya C. Popa is a Romanian-American poet and author of Wound is the Origin of Wonder (W. W. Norton, 2022), and American Faith (Sarabande, 2019), which was a recipient of the North American Book Prize and a runner-up in the Kathryn A. Morton Prize judged by Ocean Vuong. She is also the author of the chapbooks, You Always Wished the Animals Would Leave; The Bees Have Been Canceled, which was a PBS Summer Choice; and Dear Life (Smith|Doorstop 2022). She received her MFA in poetry from the NYU Creative Writing Program. Photo credit: Bill Wadman