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Living Writers: Aisha Sasha John

May 11, 2017 @ 5:20 pm - 6:50 pm  |  Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206


The UC Santa Cruz Creative Writing Program Presents

Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU (BookThug, 2014)

AISHA SASHA JOHN is a singing dancer– and the author of the recently published I have to live. (McClelland & Stewart). Aisha’s previous poetry collection THOU (BookThug 2014) was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and the ReLit Poetry Award. Later this spring, Aisha dances the aisha of oz at the Whitney Museum as part of the 2017 Whitney ISP exhibition. Aisha is trained in various Congolese and Ethiopian dances and has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. She was born in Montreal.

The Lives of Other Songs
Living Writers Series Spring 2017

Thursdays / 5:20-6:50pm / Humanities Lecture Hall

April 13, 2017: Tongo Eisen-Martin, author of someone’s dead already (Bootstrap Press, 2015)

May 4, 2017: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, author of A Home in Tibet (Penguin, 2014) and Eric Sneathen, author of Snail Poems (Krupskaya, 2016)

May 11, 2017: Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU (BookThug, 2014)

May 18, 2017: Rosa Alcalá, author of Undocumentaries (Shearsman Books, 2010)

June 1, 2017: Lauren Levin, author of The Braid (Krupskaya, 2016)

June 8, 2017: UCSC Creative Writing Program, Undergraduate Student Reading


May 11, 2017
5:20 pm - 6:50 pm
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Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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