I know I've been off in sending out my monthly Bamboo Girl email updates, due to the lots of traveling and getting a grip on my studies. And with this Halloween comes the thinning of the veil between the 2 worlds! Enjoy it!

And definitely check this out. If I remember correctly, this is the first of its kind!

The Asian American Writers' Workshop presents

Intimacy & Geography: The FREE Kick-Off Event

My Favorite Asian American Poem

Thursday, October 30, 7 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center
East 34th Street @ 5th Avenue

A free kick-off event celebrating the country's first-ever national Asian American poetry festival, Intimacy & Geography. Featuring Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Lawson Inada, Meena Alexander, Lois Ann Yamanaka, Bao Phi, Truong Tran, Ishle Yi Park, Tina Chang, Eugene Gloria, and Li-Young
Lee reading their favorite Asian American poem.

Emcees Anida Yoeu Esguerra & Oliver de la Paz.

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Intimacy & Geography: The National Asian American Poetry Festival
October 30 - November 1, 2003
Organized by The Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York City. Co-hosted by The City University of New York Graduate Center. Major funding provided by The Ford Foundation.  Co-sponsored by The Center for the Humanities, The Center for the Study of Women and Society, The Center for Continuing Education and Public Programs, The Poetry Society of America, The Academy of American Poets and Poet's House.

Schedule of events, registration, ticketing, festival venues and accommodations at www.aaww.org/poetry.html.