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LIC Reading Series: Chaya Babu, YZ Chin, Bridgett M. Davis

  • LIC Bar 45-58 Vernon Boulevard Long Island City, NY, 11101 United States (map)

Join LIC Reading Series for a special night with The Feminist Press at CUNY! We will host three Feminist Press authors at LIC Bar to read from their work and take part in a panel discussion.

7/E/M/G to Court Square
Drinks/Readings/Panel Discussion/Prizes
Books for sale courtesy The Astoria Bookshop

About our readers:

CHAYA BABU is a Brooklyn-based writer, journalist, educator, and healer. Her work has been featured in The Margins, Open City, BuzzFeed, CNN, The Feminist Wire, Huffington Post, and more. She is completing a creative writing MFA at Pratt, where her thesis manuscript focused on diaspora, loss, and the intergenerational trauma of migration and exile. Chaya contributed to the anthology Go Home!, published by Feminist Press in March 2018.

YZ CHIN is the author of Though I Get Home (Feminist Press, 2018), premier winner of the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize. She has also written two poetry chapbooks, out or forthcoming from Anomalous Press and dancing girl press. Born and raised in Taiping, Malaysia, she now lives in New York. She works by day as a software engineer, and writes by night.

BRIDGETT M. DAVIS is the author of the forthcoming memoir, The World According To Fannie Davis (Little, Brown and Company, 2019), and the novels Into the Go-Slow (Feminist Press, 2014) and Shifting Through Neutral (Amistad/HarperCollins, 2005). She is director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program and Professor of Journalism and Creative Writing at Baruch College, CUNY.

This event is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Photo credits:
Chaya Babu courtesy of author
YZ Chin by Drew Stevens
Bridgett M. Davis by Rob Fields