Paisley Rekdal is the author of six collections of poetry, in addition to three nonfiction and hybrid-genre books. Her most recent book is West: A Translation. Her honors include being named Utah’s Poet Laureate.
Portland'5 Brunish Theatre
111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR
Oliver de la Paz eloquently invokes the perseverance and myth of the Filipino diaspora in America. Paisley Rekdal draws a powerful, necessary connection between the completion of the transcontinental railroad and the Chinese Exclusion Act. Moderated by Eric Tran.