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U of I alum and poet Justine Chan is a featured author at The Literary

Cover of Should you lose all reason(s) by Justin Chan. It is on display at the literary. the backround of the book is a howling wolf.
Serenity Stanton Orengo

Former English and Creative Writing major at U of I Justine Chan will be at The Literary Friday, July 14th for an event promoting her new book, Should You Lose All Reason(s), a collection of poems examining her experiences as a Chinese American woman. Her triptych of poems draws on her time spent working in AmericaCorps, as a park ranger, and traveling throughout the United States. She explores themes of race, loneliness, stories, family, cityscapes, landscapes and cityscapes, survival, music, climate change, resilience, the West, and America.

Justine Chan Author Event
The Literary
122 N. Neil St
July 14th
7 to 8 p.m.

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