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Hope College celebrates National Poetry Month with a reading by Gary Pak. Gary Pak is a third-generation Korean American whose grandparents, fled Korea during World War II. Besides being published in numerous anthologies, magazines and literary journals, he is the author of “The Watcher of Waipuna and Other Stories” (Bamboo Ridge Press, 1992), “A Ricepaper Airplane” (University of Hawai‘i Press, 1998), “Children of a Fireland” (UH Press, 2004), and “Language of the Geckos and Other Stories” (University of Washington Press, 2005). Also forthcoming is a creative nonfiction book, “Brothers Under the Same Sky.” He co-edited “Yobo: Korean American Writing in Hawai‘i” (Bamboo Ridge Press, 2003).
The public is invited to all of the readings. Admission is free.