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Contemporary Writers Series: Aria Aber
February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PSTFree
Aria Aber was raised in Germany, where she was born to Afghan refugees. Her debut book, Hard Damage, won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and was published in 2019. Aber’s poems are forthcoming or have appeared in the New Yorker, New Republic, Kenyon Review, Yale Review, Poem-A-Day, Narrative, Muzzle Magazine, Wasafiri, and others. She holds awards and fellowships from Kundiman and Dickinson House and was the 2018–19 Ron Wallace Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute of Creative Writing. Aber is the spring 2020 Li Shen Visiting Writer at Mills College.