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Off the Page: Crystal Hana Kim in Conversation with Dana Calvet
September 20, 2022, at 7:00 pmFree – $10
Join us for a reading, conversation, and book signing with the author. Books will be available for purchase at the event from our partner Kew & Willow bookstore. This event is co-sponsored with the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College.
Crystal Hana Kim is the author of If You Leave Me, which was a Booklist Editor’s Choice title and named a best book of 2018 by over a dozen publications. A recipient of the 2022 National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award and a 2017 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winner, her work has been published in Elle Magazine, The Paris Review, Guernica, and elsewhere. She is a contributing editor at Apogee Journal. Crystal lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.
Dana Calvet is a lecturer in the Linguistics and Communication Disorders department at Queens College and a current EDD student in Educational Leadership at Hunter College. Prior to that, she proudly graduated from the QC MFA program in poetry, and her thesis focused on her experiences as a Korean adoptee who reunited with her biological family.