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Silo City Reading Series: Ocean Vuong Timelines: 2: Silo City Reading Series Archive, Just Buffalo History (2010s)

Marine A Grain Elevator // Silo City
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 13, 2016
Time: All readings begin at 7:00 p.m.

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Ocean VuongOcean Vuong is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, out from Penguin Press (2019) and forthcoming in 30 languages. A recipient of a 2019 MacArthur “Genius” Grant, he is also the author of the critically acclaimed poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honors include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and the Pushcart Prize.



Sherry RobbinsSherry 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


Space Cubs is producer Suzanne Bonifacio.







photo credit: Luke Copping

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.