NEOMFA Visiting Writing Series Presents a Reading and Q&A with Eugene Lim

Event is free and open to the public. Introduction and talkback moderated by NEOMFA faculty member Hilary Plum.

Date/Time: Friday, February 2, 2024 at 7 pm ET

Wick Poetry Center (May Prentice House)
Community Room (Basement Level)
Kent State University
126 South Lincoln Street
Kent, OH 44240

Eugene Lim is the author of the novels Fog & Car (Ellipsis Press, 2008; Coffee House Press 2025), The Strangers (Black Square Editions, 2013), Dear Cyborgs (FSG Originals, 2017), and Search History (Coffee House Press, 2021). His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Believer, The Baffler, Granta, Dazed, Little Star, The Denver Quarterly, The Brooklyn Rail, Your Impossible Voice, Vestiges and elsewhere. He is the librarian at Hunter College High School and will be a visiting professor in the MFA program at Queens College, CUNY for the 2023-2024 school year. He runs Ellipsis Press and lives in Jackson Heights, NY, with Joanna and Felix.


NEOMFA Visiting Writing Series Presents a Reading and Q&A with Robyn Schiff - CANCELED

Event is event has been canceled.

Robyn Schiff is the author of four poetry collections: Worth (University of Iowa Press, 2002), Revolver (University of Iowa Press, 2008), A Woman of Property (Penguin, 2016), and most recently, Information Desk: An Epic, released by Penguin in August 2023. A professor at the University of Chicago, Schiff co-edits Canarium Books, an independent small press dedicated to publishing exceptional books of poetry, and was the recipient of the 2023 Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize at the American Academy in Rome. Her work has been published in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Yale Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago with her family.

*photo by Nicole Craine