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Date(s) - March 31, 2022
7:30 pm

Longs Peak Room, Lory Student Center

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The Mountain West Poetry Series Presents:

Cynthia Parker-Ohene and Kevin Phan in Longs Peak Room of Lory Student Center
Thursday, March 31 at 730pm

Cynthia Parker-Ohene is an abolitionist, cultural worker, and therapist, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s College of California, where she was the Chester Aaron Scholar for Excellence in Creative Writing. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Kweli, and Green Mountain Review, among others, and has been included in the anthologies Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South. She has received fellowships and support from Tin House, Callaloo, the Postgraduate Vermont College of Fine Arts, Juniper, and the Hurston-Wright Foundation.

Kevin Phan is the author of Dears, Beloveds. He attended the University of Iowa and the University of Michigan. His poetry has previously appeared in Best New Poets, Gulf Coast, The Cincinnati Review, The Georgia Review, and other journals. He lives in Colorado, and for a living, works with the earth. Photography, biking, cooking, and organic gardening are a few hobbies.