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Thursday, September 23rd
6:00 pm (Eastern)
Born to a Mexican mother and Jewish father, Rosebud Ben-Oni is the winner of 2019 Alice James Award for If This Is the Age We End Discovery (2021) and the author of turn around, BRXGHT XYXS (Get Fresh Books, 2019). Her chapbook 20 Atomic Sonnets, which appears online in Black Warrior Review (2020), is part of a larger future project called The Atomic Sonnets, which she began in 2019, in honor of the Periodic Table’s 150th Birthday.
She is a 2021 recipient of artistic grants from City Artist Corps and Queens Arts Fund for Poetry. Her poem “Dancing with Kiko on the Moon” was recently featured in Tracy K. Smith’s The Slowdown. She lives in New York City where she teaches poetry workshops at Catapult, The Speakeasy Project, Brooklyn Poets, and Hudson Valley Writers Center. She writes weekly for The Kenyon Review blog.