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Creative Writing Reading Series: Aria Aber’s Poetry Examines Afghan American Relations

November 15, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

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Poet Aria Aber will give an online reading for the Creative Writing Series. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine and The Poetry Review. She is the author of Hard Damage, composed of lyric and documentary poems, which won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and a Whiting Award. The collection explores historical and personal implications of Afghan American relations dating back to the 1950s. Her parents were Afghan refugees and she was born and raised in Germany.

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