Wednesday June 5, 7 PM
Highland Park Auditorium, 1974 Ford Parkway, Saint Paul
Hosted by St. Paul Public Library
Acclaimed sitar player David Whetstone will accompany Li-Young.
Highly regarded Chinese-American poet Li-Young Lee has penned 4 critically acclaimed books of poetry, including Behind My Eyes and The City in Which I Love You, winner of the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection. His memoir, The Winged Seed: A Remembrance, was described as "a literary event... a work of memory and myth" by the Phoenix Gazette and received an American Book Award. Lee's many honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Lannan Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.