Dinner: A Tribute to Parts Unknown
Saturday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. — St. Burch
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St. Burch Chef de Cuisine Gabe Branch collaborates with the visiting fellows of the University of Iowa International Writing Program on a dinner and reading inspired by Anthony Bourdain, the indelible chef and pseudo-cultural anthropologist who spent his life honoring and exploring world cuisines, cultures, and histories. Featuring readings from Aušra Kaziliūnaitė, Jacqueline Goldberg, Gina Cole, and Eman AlYousuf.
About Aušra Kaziliūnaitė:
Aušra Kaziliūnaitė (poet, performance artist, journalist; Lithuania) is the author of four volumes of poetry: in 2018, The Moon is a Pill appeared in English. Kaziliūnaitė’s poems appeared in How the Earth Carries Us: New Lithuanian Poets (2017) and New Baltic Poetry Anthology (2018), and have been translated into many other languages. She is the recipient of several national awards, including, in 2016, the Young Artist Prize from Lithuania’s Ministry of Culture. She participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.