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Member Book Spotlight with Yun Wei: On Poetry, Politics, and the Promise of Change

  • Tuesday, February 06, 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wherever you fire up your computer!

FREE to Members and Nonmembers!  

Register HERE even if you may not be able to attend "live," so that you can receive the webinar recording.

2:00–3:00 PM (Eastern USA) / 11:00 AM–12:00 PM (Pacific USA) / 8:00–9:00 PM (Geneva, Switzerland)

Check your time-zone HERE.

Kelly DuMar, Digital Village Chair and Social Media Coordinator, will interview Yun Wei, contributor to the Brooklyn Poets Anthology.

Yun Wei received her M.F.A in poetry from Brooklyn College and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Georgetown University. Her writing awards include the Geneva Literary Prizes for Fiction and Poetry, the Himan Brown Poetry Fellowship, and recent nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Wigleaf, decomP, Roanoke Review, Word Riot, The Brooklyn Review, and other journals. For the last few years, she has been working on global health development in Switzerland, where she consistently fails at mountain sports.

Kelly DuMar is a playwright and poet who facilitates creative writing workshops across the U.S. She’s the author of two poetry chapbooks, All These Cures (Lit House Press) and Tree of the Apple (Two of Cups Press). Her poems, prose, and photos are published in many literary journals including Bellevue Literary Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Kindred, Sliver of Stone, Corium Magazine, and Lumina Online, and her award-winning plays have been produced around the U.S. and Canada, and are published by dramatic publishers. Kelly founded and produces the Our Voices Festival of Women Playwrights at Wellesley College, now in its 12th year, and she founded the Farm Pond Writers' Collective of women writers, now in its third year. She’s on the board and faculty of The International Women’s Writing Guild. You can follow her daily nature photo and creative writing blog, #NewThisDay Writing From My Photo Stream, at

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