The Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is pleased to announce the guests for the December installment of our virtual reading series. This event will take place on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, on Zoom (http://tiny.utk.edu/sundress, password: safta) from 7-8 PM EST.
Ae Hee Lee was born in South Korea and raised in Peru. She is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Dear bear, (Platypus Press, 2021), Bedtime || Riverbed (Compound Press, 2017), and most recently, Connotary, which was selected as the winner for the 2021 Frost Place Chapbook Competition. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming at Poetry Northwest, The Georgia Review, Poetry, New England Review, and Southern Review, among others.
Christopher Citro is the author of If We Had a Lemon We’d Throw It and Call That the Sun (Elixir Press, 2021), winner of the 2019 Antivenom Poetry Award, and The Maintenance of the Shimmy-Shammy (Steel Toe Books, 2015). His honors include a 2018 Pushcart Prize for poetry, a 2019 fellowship from the Ragdale Foundation, Columbia Journal‘s poetry award, and a creative nonfiction award from The Florida Review. His poetry appears in Alaska Quarterly Review, American Poetry Review, Best New Poets, Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, West Branch, and elsewhere. He lives in Syracuse, New York.
Chaya Bhuvaneswar is a physician, writer and PEN American Robert W. Bingham Debut Fiction Prize finalist for WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS: STORIES whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Narrative Magazine, Salon, Tin House, Electric Literature, The Millions, Joyland, Large Hearted Boy, Chattahoochee Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Her work was selected for Best Small Fictions 2019 and she has received fellowships and residencies from MacDowell, Sewanee Writers Workshop, and Community of Writers.