Kundiman Southwest Reading at Site Santa Fe

It was an immense honor to read my response to the work of artist Helen Pashgian alongside Jane Lin, Beth Lee and Edie Tsong at Site Santa Fe this weekend.

My First Reading

On Saturday, December 12, I gave an online poetry reading in celebration of my book Dark Braid. Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing Asian American literature, and Kundiman Southwest, a local chapter here in New Mexico, were kind enough to host the event. It was a pleasure to read with Edie Tsong and…


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About Me

Hi, I’m Dara Yen Elerath, a writer living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My debut poetry collection Dark Braid is now available through University of Arkansas Press. You can also purchase it through Amazon.

This blog is primarily a catalogue of events related to my writing/creative life. Thank you for visiting.

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