14 Dec Silo City Reading Series: Ocean Vuong
Music by Space Cubs
Installation by Projex
Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 13, 2016
Time: All readings begin at 7:00 p.m.
Ocean Vuong‘s first full-length collection, Night Sky With Exit Wounds, was recently published by Copper Canyon Press. He is also the author of two chapbooks: No (YesYes Books, 2013) and Burnings (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2010), which was an American Library Association’s Over The Rainbow selection. A 2016 Whiting Award winner, a 2014 Ruth Lilly fellow, Ocean has received honors and awards from Poets House, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, and a 2014 Pushcart Prize. His poems have been featured in Best New Poets, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, Poetry, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the 2012 Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he currently resides in New York City.
Sherry Robbins has a Masters in the poetics of ecstasy and two books of poetry, Snapshots of Paradise and Or, the Whale. Sherry ran her own letterpress for years, is a certified yoga teacher, and a multi-year panelist for the NEA’s Art Works program.
Space Cubs is producer Suzanne Bonifacio.
Projex is an installation artist, VJ, DJ and projectionist from Buffalo, New York. Going beyond the digital screen, Projex combines more than ten years of electronic music experience with elements of video, music, projection and art. Using light mapping technology, Projex blurs the lines between audio and visual.