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Filtering by Tag: Aimee Suzara
Next up for Pinay Lit recommendations is Aimee Suzara, author of Souvenir.
Here are some places to find out more about her work:
http://therumpus.net/2014/09/souvenir-by-aimee-suzara/ - Kenji Liu's review of SOUVENIR on Rumpus Review
https://lareviewofbooks.org/review/imperial-mashup-aimee-suzaras-souvenir - Carribean Fragoza's review of SOUVENIR on LARB
http://www.lanternreview.com/blog/2011/05/31/process-profile-aimee-suzara-discusses-my-mothers-watch/ - Lantern Review's process profile for Suzara's poem, "My Mother's Watch"
A History of the Body: Staged Reading & Story Circle OCT 23, SUN at 7:30PM $10 General Admission, Students and Seniors $8
A History of the Body, a new multidisciplinary theater work by Aimee Suzara (founder of the Pagbabalik/Return Project) explores the impacts of colonization on the body, using the particular history of Filipino Americans to illuminate universal experience. The play, in development, addresses beauty, skin color and whitening, and exposition. A short segment / scene will be shown followed by a facilitated, lively dialogue about the themes with playwright Aimee Suzara, director Tracy Ward, invited speakers and the audience.