Zell Visiting Writers Series: Poet Aria Aber Reading and Q&A
Zell Visiting Writers Series readings and Q&As are free and open to the public and will be offered both virtually (via Zoom) and in person (in UMMA’s Stern Auditorium). Seats are offered on a first come, first served basis; please arrive early to secure a spot.
Aria Aber was born and raised in Germany and is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Her debut book Hard Damage (University of Nebraska Press, 2019) won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and a 2020 Whiting Award.
Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in The New Yorker, New Republic, The Yale Review, Poem-A-Day, Narrative, POETRY, and elsewhere. A graduate of the NYU MFA in Creative Writing, she holds awards and fellowships from Kundiman, the Wisconsin Institute of Creative Writing, and the Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California.
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