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october, 2019

28oct7:00 pm8:30 pmThe Importance of Being Wilde at Heart


Event Details

Poet, novelist, and playwright R. Zamora Linmark will read from his new novel, The Importance of Being Wilde at Heart, a story about a seventeen-year-old boy’s journey through first love and first heartbreak, guided by his personal hero, Oscar Wilde.
The reading will be introduced and moderated by Professor Denise Cruz (English and Comparative Literature), and copies of The Importance of Being Wilde at Heart and Rolling the R’s will be available for purchase.

Cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Department of English and Comparative Literature

Onsite Book Sales available and provided by:
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria

About the Speaker

R. ZAMORA LINMARK was born in Manila and educated in Honolulu. He is the author of four poetry collections and the novels Leche (Coffee House Press) and Rolling the R’s (Kaya Press), which he adapted for the stage. He lives in Honolulu and Manila.


(Monday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


IRWGS Seminar Room, 754 Schermerhorn Ext


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