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One Book | One Minnesota: A Good Time for the Truth
This statewide virtual event will feature Sun Yung Shin (moderator), editor of "A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota," in conversation with featured contributors Taiyon Coleman, Shannon Gibney, David Lawrence Grant, Carolyn Holbrook, IBé, and Andrea Jenkins.

Aug 20, 2020 07:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Sun Yung Shin
Collection Editor | Discussion Moderator
신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, Korea, during 박 정 희 Park Chung-hee's military dictatorship, and grew up in the Chicago area. She is the editor of the best-selling anthology A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, author of poetry collections Unbearable Splendor (finalist for the 2017 PEN USA Literary Award for Poetry, winner of the 2016 Minnesota Book Award for poetry); Rough, and Savage; and Skirt Full of Black (winner of the 2007 Asian American Literary Award for poetry), co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and author of bilingual illustrated book for children Cooper’s Lesson. She lives in Minneapolis where she co-directs the community organization Poetry Asylum with poet Su Hwang.
PANELISTS
Taiyon Coleman; Shannon Gibney; David Lawrence Grant; Carolyn Holbrook; IBé; Andrea Jenkins.