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Nam Le — 36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem - with Natasha Sajé — at Conn Ave

Location 5015 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008
Date Friday, March 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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Join Nam Le, acclaimed author of "The Boat," for the unveiling of his latest work, "36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem," at Conn Ave on March 15, 2024, at 7:00 pm. Le's book-length poem promises a groundbreaking exploration of diasporic literature, challenging conventions while delving into the complexities of identity and the violence it encompasses. In conversation with Natasha Sajé, a prolific poet and memoirist, Le will discuss the intricate layers of his poetry, which moves fluidly between personal reflection and political commentary. With a reputation forged through numerous literary awards and widespread acclaim for his previous works, Le's poetic debut is poised to captivate audiences with its innovative approach and unflinching honesty. Don't miss this free event, offering a firsthand encounter with a singular and transformative voice in contemporary literature.

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