Kirun Kapur, D.M. Aderibigbe & Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
February 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST
Watch online at https://aqreview.org/live
Kirun Kapur’s latest book, Women in the Waiting Room, was a finalist for the National Poetry Series and is out now from Black Lawrence Press (2020). She’s the winner of the Arts & Letters Rumi Prize and the Antivenom Poetry Award for her first book, Visiting Indira Gandhi’s Palmist (Elixir Press, 2015). Her work appears in AGNI, Poetry, Alaska Quarterly Review, International, Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, and many other journals. She serves as editor at the Beloit Poetry Journal and teaches at Amherst College.
D.M. Aderibigbe is a native of Nigeria. His debut book of poems How the End First Showed (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018) won the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, among other honors. His poems appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, Callaloo, Jubilat, The Nation, and elsewhere. He’s an assistant professor in the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi, and a PhD candidate in English at Florida State University.
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha is a poet, essayist, and translator. Her first book of poems, Water & Salt, won the 2018 Washington State Book Award. She is also the author of two chapbooks, Arab in Newsland, winner of the 2016 Two Sylivas Prize, and Letters from the Interior, finalist for the 2020 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award.