Past Event

Denise Cruz to Moderate Virtual Reading with Souvankham Thammavongsa

February 17, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online Event


Writer Souvankham Thammavongsa is the author of four poetry books and the short story collection How to Pronounce Knife (Little, Brown, 2020), a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Time Magazine 100 Must-Read Book of 2020, and winner of the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The stories that makeup How to Pronounce Knife focus on characters struggling to find their bearings in unfamiliar territory, or shuttling between idioms, cultures, and values. Moderated by Denise Cruz, Associate Processor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia.

The Asian American Diasporic Writers series presents

Souvankham Thammavongsa, author of How to Pronounce Knife

for a virtual reading and conversation

Moderator: Denise Cruz

February 17, 2021, 7-8 p.m. EST

Advance registration here 

Event info

Co-sponsored by CSER and the Department of English at Columbia University.

Contact Information

Pamela Rodman