Kubrick Poetry • April • Nonfiction

時間 Time2015/4/11 (Saturday) 3:00pm-4:00pm
地點 Venue:油麻地 Kubrick電影中心一樓講廳
主持 Moderator: Polly Ho
嘉賓GuestsMitch Berman and Susanne Lee

For many people, the June Fourth Incident is an historical event that has changed many people’s life. Mitch Berman and Susanne Lee were at the scene during the outbreak. They captured the historical moment in text, a moment that recurrent in many people’s life, and theirs. 

“One must arrive with a story to tell” a welcoming quote in Pow Wow. They are revisiting Hong Kong with more stories to tell, aren’t they?

About the writers
Susanne's nonfiction on such diverse subjects as surrealism and blood sausage in Spain, mixed race children, human rights in China, and mehndi in Delhi has appeared in The Village Voice, The Nation, Konch, SLAM and Giant Robot, and on WNYE-FM.  Her fiction appears in the collection Pow Wow: American Short Fiction from Then to Now, edited by Ishmael Reed (Da Capo Press) and was a runner-up in the Guardian UK's Orange Openings Contest.

Mitch Berman is the author of the novel Time Capsule, hailed by writers such as Kurt Vonnegut and nominated by Putnam for the Pulitzer Prize. His short stories, appearing in literary magazines such as TriQuarterly and Antioch Review and many anthologies, have been nominated for seven Pushcart Prizes, receiving special mentions in Best American Short Stories. He has taught creative writing at the University of Texas.