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Contemporary Writers Series: Aria Aber

February 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST

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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 YorkerNew RepublicKenyon ReviewYale ReviewPoem-A-Day, NarrativeMuzzle MagazineWasafiri, 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.


Mills Hall Living Room, Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland , CA 94613 United States
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