Visiting emerging poet Cindy Juyoung Ok to give reading at Ulrich

Attend the next part of the Writing Now/Reading Now series for a reading by WSU’s visiting emerging poet, Cindy Juyoung Ok, at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23 in the Beren Gallery of the Ulrich Museum of Art. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. Writing Now/Reading Now is cosponsored by the Department of English, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Watermark Books & Café and the Ulrich Museum.

Cindy is a book reviewer at the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet, poetry editor at Guernica magazine, a translator of Korean poetry and teaches creative writing at the University of California. A MacDowell Fellow and Lambda Literary Fellow, her first full-length manuscript recently received the Yale Younger Poets Prize. She is the author of the chapbook House Work and has recent work in Poetry, The Nation and the Massachusetts Review. Her poems utilize intelligence and disciplined music to write about being conscious within complex histories.