Ladan Osman

Poet Ladan Osman   kitchen dweller


Thursday, September 13

Workshop
10:00 am–11:00 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Craft Talk
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
First Congregational UCC | 150 Stadium Ct., Mankato

Reading
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Room 245, Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Real-time captioning provided.

Books will be available for purchase.

 


Ladan Osman is a Somali born artist whose work is a lyric and exegetic response to problems of race, gender, displacement, and colonialism. She is the author of The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony (2015), winner of a Sillerman First Book Prize. Her next collection Exiles of Eden, a work of poetry, photos, and experimental text, is forthcoming with Coffee House Press in 2019. Her work has appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Roar, Rumpus, among others. Osman’s writing has been translated into over 10 languages. She currently lives in Brooklyn.