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Not a Poem, Not an Essay, but a Secret Third Thing: Introduction to the Zuihitsu, a Japanese Genre

You are invited to watch a one hour talk and Q&A session with acclaimed poet and editor Eugenia Leigh. The subject: The Zuihitsu, a Japanese form of writing that is neither an essay, or a poem, but a "secret third thing."

During the talk, Eugenia will share examples of the form reinterpreted by contemporary American poets, and provide tools to inspire participants to create their own zuihitsu.

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Lecture: Not a Poem, Not an Essay, but a Secret Third Thing ‒ Introduction to the Zuihitsu

Presented by Eugenia Leigh

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Eugenia Leigh is a Korean American poet and the author of two poetry collections. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications including The Atlantic, The Nation, Guernica, Poetry, Ploughshares, and Poetry Northwest. Her latest book, Bianca, was released this March. You can order a copy at Bookshop, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

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