Emerging Voices 2017 fellows and their mentors, photo by Ty Pierce

Words and Ideas

Emerging Voices 2017 Final Reading

An Evening with PEN Center USA

Tuesday, July 25, 8:00 p.m. (Doors at 7:00 p.m.)

About the Program

Enjoy poetry and fiction read by this year’s PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellows, Soleil David, Peter H.Z. Hsu, Kirin Khan, Chinyere Nwodim, and Jessica Shoemaker. The program will be introduced by their mentors, Jade Chang, Amelia Gray, Ashaki M. Jackson, Dana Johnson, and J. Ryan Stradal.

The Emerging Voices Fellowship is a literary mentorship that aims to provide new writers who are isolated from the literary establishment with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career. 

Presented cabaret-style with cocktails and light fare available for purchase. A reception follows the program.