Joshua Nguyen & Kevin Yang Poetry Reading

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Come see performances by award-winning poets Joshua Nguyen and Kevin Yang!

Kevin is a Hmong American writer and performer from the Twin Cities. He has performed at venues such as Brave New Voices and CUPSI. He has also featured on platforms such as Button Poetry and the Fulcrum. He is also a member of the Speakers of the Sun APIA spoken word collective. Kevin currently works as a Youth Programs Coordinator at Intermedia Arts. Kevin finds great inspiration unraveling his experience as a Hmong soul born in the United States.

Joshua Nguyen began writing with the Meta-Four Houston Youth Slam Team from 2008-2012 and competed in Brave New Voices. He is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin and was part of the UT Spitshine slam team from 2014-2016. He placed #1 in the nation in 2014, won ‘Best Writing as a Team’ in 2015, and was the 2015 CUPSI Haiku Champ. In 2016, he traveled to Washington D.C. as a member of Future Corp to organize the 2016 Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival. He was a featured poet in a commercial for the National Education Association's 'Do You Hear Us?' campaign. He has been published in The Offing, The Acentos Review, Freezeray Poetry, Button Poetry and is forthcoming in Birds Thumb and The Texas Review. In 2015, he was part of the Word Around Town Poetry Tour (WAT) in Houston, Texas. He is a tapioca connoisseur and plays an aggressive-tight strategy in poker.
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