Favorite Daughter by Nancy Huang

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Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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Favorite Daughter is a poetry collection trying to uproot America from inside the body, and find where China is buried underneath. Divided into four parts, Daughter explores ideas like navigating hybridity, localism, and harmony in ways that disturb commonly-held notions about broad terms like "belonging" and "cultural struggle." A compilation of immigration stories, Chinese radio segments, Google translate entries, and dictionary remixes, Huang immerses herself in everything she is uncertain of.

Nancy Huang grew up in America and China. She was a finalist in the James F. Parker Award for poetry, a 2015 YoungArts finalist in fiction, and a winner of the Michigan Young Playwrights Festival. Her writing has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Optimist International, and the Library of Congress.

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