Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series: Vi Khi Nao

Mar 7 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

511 Building - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Shipley-Collins Mediatheque

Graduate Lectures

511 NW Broadway
Portland, Oregon, 97209   [map]

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies welcomes visiting writer Vi Khi Nao!

Vi Khi Nao will read from her most recent work. Nao’s work includes poetry, fiction, film, play, and cross-genre collaboration. Nomadic and prolific by nature, she is the author of the novel, Fish in Exile , the story collection A Brief Alphabet of Torture (winner of the 2016 FC2’s Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize) and of four poetry collections: Human Tetris, Sheep Machine, Umbilical Hospital, and The Old Philosopher (winner of the 2014 Nightboat Prize). Her poetry collection, A Bell Curve Is A Pregnant Straight Line, and her short stories collection, The Vegas Dilemma, were published from 11:11 Press Summer and Fall 2021 respectively. She holds an MFA in fiction from Brown University & she was the fall 2019 fellow at the Black Mountain Institute. https://www.vikhinao.com

Presented by the Low Residency Creative Writing MFA + the MA in Critical Studies