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Reading, Q&A, and book signing with multi-media artist and poet Sam Roxas-Chua
October 25, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2022 | 5:00 P.M.
IN PERSON – JORDAN SCHNITZER MUSEUM OF ART
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
OR WATCH ON YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM
Sam Roxas-Chua 姚 (Yao) is a transracial/transcultural adopted person. He is the author of Saying Your Name Three Times Underwater, Echolalia in Script, Fawn Language, and the podcast Dear Someone Somewhere, an audio-journal project. His open-form calligraphy, artworks, and writing have appeared in various journals and galleries. Sam is a poet in the periphery, a multimedia artist, field recordist, and an amateur radio operator. He’s read for PEN International, city government events, and is currently an artist-in-residence at the Portland Chinatown Museum. Poet Tyehimba Jess describes Sam’s poems as “surreal yet rooted in palpable color and history … it transcends oceans, blends geographies, and bleeds a multitongued heritage for us to better find ourselves.”
About | The WSU Visiting Writers Series brings noted poets and writers of fiction and nonfiction to campus for creative readings, class visits, workshops, and collaborative exchanges across intellectual and artistic disciplines.
Common Reading credit available.
Don’t miss the exhibits on display at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art during Sam Roxas-Chua’s visit.