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Aline Mello & Ruth Awad, Reading & Conversation
April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDTFree
About the Event:
Join Two Dollar Radio on their Unicorn Stage as they welcome writers Aline Mello and Ruth Awad for readings from their respective books and a conversation.
Doors – 7:30pm. Event starts – 8pm.Register Here
About the Authors:
Aline Mello is a Brazilian poet and editor. Her work often centers around themes of identity, religion, the body, and the experience of the self living in diaspora. Her immigrant and undocumented identity have influenced her writing and her art. She is an Undocupoet fellow and an MFA candidate at The Ohio State University. Her debut poetry collection MORE SALT THAN DIAMOND is out now.
Ruth Awad is a 2021 NEA Poetry Fellow and the author of Set to Music a Wildfire (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize and the 2018 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. Alongside Rachel Mennies, she is the co-editor of The Familiar Wild: On Dogs & Poetry (Sundress Publications, 2020). She is the recipient of a 2020 and 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Her work appears in Poetry, Poem-a-Day, The Believer, The New Republic, Kenyon Review, Pleiades, The Missouri Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere.