Talking Earth with Wendy Chin-Tanner

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Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:00pm to 11:00pm
Wendy Chin-Tanner
Hosts Amanda and Sophia interview poet Wendy Chin-Tanner

Talking Earth hosts Sophia and Amanda Hellstrom-White  recorded this show with Wendy Chin-Tanner when she was in town for AWP.  Subjects that were touched upon varied wildly from issues of race in American, to the novel she is writing, the influences of motherhood on the writing process, comic books and her time in Portland. And of course her poetry. She  read many gorgeous selections from here incredible new book " Anyone Will Tell You" . 

Wendy Chin-Tanner is the author of the poetry collections Turn (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards and Anyone Will Tell You (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019), and co-author of the graphic novel American Terrorist (A Wave Blue World). She is a founding editor at Kin Poetry Journal, poetry editor at The Nervous Breakdown, and co-founder at A Wave Blue World. A trained sociologist specializing in race, identity, and culture, she continues to write and educate on these topics in addition to teaching writing workshops and guest lecturing at a variety of institutions. Born and raised in NYC and educated at Cambridge University, UK, Wendy is the mother of two daughters and the proud daughter of immigrants.

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