Poetry Clips of the Week: Nellie Wong and Genny Lim

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Poetry Center kicked off its fall season August 31 with a reading and conversation featuring Nellie Wong and Genny Lim.

Wong has written four books of poetry and edited Talking Back: Voices of Color (Red Letter Press, 2015). Lim, the SFJazz poetry laureate, has performed with the late jazz legends Max Roach, Herbie Lewis and Fred Ho and with Bay Area musicians John Santos, Francis Wong and Jon Jang.

These video clips are the part of a series highlighting recent readings held by SF State’s Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives. Visit this website regularly for fresh poetic content.

Nellie Wong reads Sounds in the Night.


Lim reads Soldier of Fortune, for Black Lives Shattered by Police Violence.


Full program

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