March 19, 2024 | 4:15 pm EDT

Book Launch: Cindy Juyoung Ok & Diana Khoi Nguyen

Location: Cheever Room (Finn House), Kenyon College

Join us in celebrating the publication of new books by Kenyon Review fellow Cindy Juyoung Ok and author Diana Khoi Nguyen who will read excerpts from their work. A Q&A with the audience will follow, and books will be available for purchase and signing.

Photo of Cindy Juyoung Ok

Cindy Juyoung Ok teaches undergraduate creative writing and is the author of the Yale Younger Poets Prize-winning Ward Toward. Her translations are published in journals including AsymptoteTupelo Quarterly, and Modern Poetry in Translation

A poet and multimedia artist, Diana Khoi Nguyen is the author of Ghost Of (2018) which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Root Fractures (2024). Her video work has recently been exhibited at the Miller Institute for Contemporary Art. Nguyen is a Kundiman fellow and member of the Vietnamese artist collective, She Who Has No Master(s). A recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and winner of the 92Y Discovery Poetry Contest and 2019 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, she currently teaches in the Randolph College Low-Residency MFA and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.