Writers Reading | Brian Blanchfield and Victoria Chang
Writers Reading—Summer 2021
Blanchfield is the author of three books of prose and poetry: Proxies: Essays Near Knowing, which received a 2016 Whiting Award for Nonfiction and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in Gay Memoir/Biography; Not Even Then; and A Several World, which was a longlist finalist for the 2014 National Book Award and the recipient of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets.
Chang’s poetry books include OBIT, Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, and Circle. OBIT was named a New York Times Notable Book and a TIME best book of the year. OBIT received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and the PEN Voelcker Award, and was longlisted for a National Book Award and named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Griffin International Poetry Prize.