The University of Iowa

Korean poet Choi will read from her work Oct. 8

October 4th, 2013

One of Korea's most exciting and innovative poets, Jeongrye Choi, will present a poetry reading Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, from 4-5 p.m. at the Shambaugh House on the corner of Clinton and Fairchild Streets. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. See the event poster

Choi, a Korean poet and translator, will be reading from her work and informally discussing aspects of contemporary Korean poetry. She writes poetry that uncovers the strangeness of everyday experience. Her collection Instances was published in 2010 and co-translated by Brenda Hillman and Wayne de Fremery.

This event is sponsored by the International Writing Program and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies in UI International Programs.

For more information, contact Natasa Durovicova at 319-335-3089.