August 3, 2020 - 6pm PST

Heavy Hitters August: Franny Choi

Franny Choi is a queer, Korean-American poet, playwright, teacher, organizer, pottymouth, GryffinClaw, & general overachiever. She is the author of two poetry collections, Soft Science (Alice James Books, 2019) & Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014), as well as a chapbook, Death by Sex Machine (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017). A Kundiman Fellow, in 2016 she founded the Brew & Forge Book Fair. Franny is a Senior News Editor for Hyphen Magazine & hosts the Poetry Foundation podcast VS along with fellow poet Danez Smith. A member of the Dark Noise Collective, Franny is a 2019 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellow & the Gaius Bolin Fellow in English at Williams College.

Photo by Jasmine Durhal



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