AMC Online | Meet a Poet: Eileen R. Tabios
The American Center in Moscow’s monthly MEET A POET series returns on November 21 with American poet Eileen R. Tabios. Tune in online at 7:00 p.m. MSK to hear her read her poems live and answer questions from the audience!
Author of over 60 collections of collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies, and the inventor of the hay(na)ku, a 21st century diasporic poetic form, Eileen R. Tabios brings sixteen of her poems to share with the online audience. To get a sneak peek at these poems in Russian and English click here.
About the guest speaker/poet:
Eileen R. Tabios has released over 60 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in 10 countries and cyberspace. In 2022 she releases the poetry collection Because I Love You, I Become War; a book-length essay Kapwa’s Novels; and her second French book, PRISES (Double Take) (trans. Fanny Garin). Her 2021 books include her first novel DoveLion: A Fairy Tale for Our Times and first French book La Vie erotique de l’art (trans. Samuel Rochery). Her award-winning body of work includes invention of the hay(na)ku, a 21st century diasporic poetic form; the MDR Poetry Generator that can create poems totaling theoretical infinity; the “Flooid” poetry form that’s rooted in a good deed; and a first poetry book, Beyond Life Sentences, which received the Philippines’ National Book Award for Poetry. Translated into 11 languages, she also has edited, co-edited or conceptualized 15 anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays. Her writing and editing works have received recognition through awards, grants and residencies.
About the moderator:
AJ Odasso’s first full-length poetry collection, The Sting of It, was published by Tolsun Books in 2019 and won Best LGBT Book in the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards. Their first novel, The Pursued and the Pursuing, was published by DartFrog Blue in 2021 and won 2nd place in the Adult Historical Fiction category of the Reads Rainbow Awards. AJ holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University and is a full-time English Faculty member at San Juan College. AJ has been on staff at Strange Horizons since 2012.
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To watch this event live, tune in to the American Center in Moscow’s YouTube channel and VK page on November 21 at 7:00 p.m. MSK. You can also watch the recording of this event on the same platforms after the event’s end.
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