Visiting Writer Series at Pacific Lutheran University: Victoria Chang
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Pacific Lutheran University
Victoria Chang’s most recent book of poetry, The Trees Witness Everything was published by Copper Canyon Press and Corsair Books in the U.K. in 2022, and was named one of the Best Books of 2022 by the New Yorker and The Guardian. Her nonfiction book, Dear Memory (Milkweed Editions), was published in 2021 and was named a favorite nonfiction book of 2021 by Electric Literature and Kirkus. Chang’s earlier book of poetry, OBIT (Copper Canyon Press, 2020) was named a New York Times Notable Book, a Time Must-Read Book, and received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Poetry, and the PEN/Voelcker Award. It was also longlisted for a National Book Award and named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Griffin International Poetry Prize. She has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles and is Core Faculty within Antioch’s low-residency MFA Program. She is the current poetry editor of the New York Times.
Visiting Writer Series 2022-2023
The Visiting Writer Series at PLU is sponsored by the English Department, with support from the Office of the Provost.