Poets in Print

April 2015: Lo Kwa Mei-en & Brandon Lamson

Saturday, April 18, 2015

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Lo Kwa Mei-en & Brandon Lamson with broadsides by Jeffery Evergreen & Jennifer Zona.



Lamson by Evergreen

Poet: Brandon Lamson
Artist: Jeffery Evergreen
Poem: Feed Your Demons



Mie-en by Zona

Poet: Lo Kwa Mei-en
Artist: Jennifer Zona
Poem: Era for Abandon




Lo Kwa Mei-en

Lo Kwa Mei-en is from Singapore and Ohio. Her first book, Yearling, won the 2013 Kundiman Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Alice James Books. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Ninth Letter, The Kenyon Review, West Branch, and other journals.

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Brandon Dean Lamson

Brandon Dean Lamson’s first book, Starship Tahiti, won the Juniper Prize for Poetry.  Many of the poems in the collection are based on his experiences teaching inmates on Rikers Island.  He is also the author of a chapbook entitled Houston Gothic (LaMunde Press, 2007)andhis recent work has appeared in Brilliant Corners, NO INFINITE, and Buddhadharma Quarterly.  He teaches courses in writing and literature at the University of Houston’s Honors College.