09 Sep STUDIO: Magdalena Zurawski, Chris Vitiello, & Woogee Bae Categories: Official JB Events Timelines: 1b: Past Events (Unseen Archive), 2: STUDIO Archive, Just Buffalo History (2010s)
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Woogee Bae is currently a master’s candidate in the University at Buffalo’s Innovative Writing program. Her work focuses on the postcolonial subject, cultural displacement and assimilation, language loss, and more. Asides from writing poetry, she enjoys black coffee and other people’s dogs.
Chris Vitiello is a poet and writer based in Durham, NC. His books include Obedience and Irresponsibility (both Ahsahta Press) and Nouns Swarm A Verb (Xurban). He writes art and performance criticism and reporting for newspapers and magazines, and curates gallery shows and organizes art events as well. As the Poetry Fox, he writes spontaneous street poems on a typewriter while dressed as a giant fox. Vitiello has an MFA in writing and poetics from Naropa University.
Magdalena Zurawski‘s poetry collection, Companion Animal, was published in 2015 by Litmus Press and won the 2016 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her novel, The Bruise(FC2 2008) won both the Ronald Sukenick Prize for innovative fiction and the LAMBDA Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction. Her online column on teaching aesthetics after Ferguson can be viewed at Jacket2. Zurawski teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia.