International Writing Program Sunday Reading Series
Join us for the International Writing Program at Prairie Lights Sunday Reading Series for the eighth and last in our series of this years' Fall Residency!
Krystyna Dąbrowska (poet, essayist, translator; Poland) is the author of five poetry volumes, most recently Miasto z indu [City of Indium] (2022). The recipient of the Wisława Szymborska, the Kościelski and the Capital City of Warsaw literary awards, she has had her poems translated into twenty languages. In the US, they have appeared in Harper’s, Ploughshares, and POETRY; in 2022, a poetry volume in English translation, Tideline, was published by Zephyr Press. Dąmbrowska has translated poets such as Louise Glück, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, and Charles Simic. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US.S. Department of State has funded her residency.
Mohamad Nassereddine (poet, translator, journalist; Lebanon) is a regular contributor to the Al-Akhbar daily, the current vice-president of Lebanon PEN, and a professor of Medical Physics at Lebanese University in Beirut. Work from his seven volumes of poetry has been widely translated and anthologized. He participates courtesy the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US Department of State.
David Anuar (poet, essayist, editor, translator; Mexico) teaches courses in creative writing and academic subjects at Colegio Universitario Angloamericano in Mérida. An award-winning author of five volumes of poetry, most recently Alguien hunde mi cabeza [Someone plunge my head down] (2021) and of two collections, one of stories, one of essays, he also translates Anglo-Caribbean poetry. A grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US Department of State funds his residency.