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March 01, 2022
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About the Author
Shirley Geok-lin Lim was born in Malacca, Malaysia. Her Crossing the Peninsula won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize; she has published four more volumes of poetry, including What the Fortune Teller Didn't Say (West End Press, 1998). She has also published three short story collections, two novels, and a memoir, Among the White Moon Faces, which received the American Book Award for nonfiction. She is professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and Poet Laureate of California, Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed award-winning poet and Critic. Gioia has been the recipient of ten honorary degrees.Gioia has published five full-length collections of poetry, as well as eight chapbooks. His poetry collection, Interrogations at Noon, won the 2002 American Book Award. An influential critic as well, Gioia's 1991 volume Can Poetry Matter?, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award, is credited with helping to revive the role of poetry in American public culture. He has won numerous awards, including the 2010 Laetare Medal from Notre Dame. His most recent collection of poetry, Meet Me at the Lighthouse, was released in February.