Reading Preview: Anna Maria Hong

May 17, 2007

Anna Maria HongIn this preview of the second of three readings in the Jack Straw Reading Series, poet Anna Maria Hong reveals how she writes sonnets exclusively to curator Matt Briggs, and reads a new sonnet. Hong is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee and National Poetry Series finalist. She has published poems in various journals, and her writings about literature and visual art appear in publications such as American Book Review and She teaches writing and literature at the UCLA Writers Program and at DigiPen Institute of Technology.

Anna Maria Hong will be reading in the Jack Straw Reading Series on Thursday, May 24th, at 7pm, with writers Susan Landgraf, Howard W. Robertson, and Charles Potts. Please note that the presentation will have mature content.

Jack Straw Productions is located at 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, in Seattle. All of the writers heard in this series are published in the Jack Straw Writers Anthology, and featured online at

Music in this podcast is by Swampdweller and recorded as part of the Jack Straw Artist Support Program.

This podcast was produced as part of the Jack Straw Writers Program.

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