A Night of Poetry
ft. Huan He, in celebration of Sandman

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
5 pm EST
Online, via Zoom

The Palah Light Lab is excited to present a night of queer poetry on May 24th at 5PM EST celebrating Huan He’s award-winning chapbook Sandman out on Diode Editions! Additional readers include Sarah Sgro, Kat Schmidt, and George Abraham, with a Q&A facilitated by special guest Truong Tran.

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Huan He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan’s Digital Studies Institute and this fall will be an Assistant Professor of English at Vanderbilt University.

Sarah Sgro is a PhD candidate in English at the University at Buffalo where she studies digital waste.

Kat Schmidt is a Creative Writing MFA student at The New School studying Fiction, Poetry, and Transmedia and Digital Storytelling.

George Abraham (هو/they) is a Palestinian American poet. They are a Litowitz MFA + MA student at Northwestern University.

Truong Tran is a Vietnamese-American poet, visual artist, and teacher. He is an author of eight collections of poetry, artist book, and a children's book. As a visual artist Tran is best known for mixed media pieces and light installations. His work is in private collections, and has been featured in solo gallery shows as well as museum exhibitions across the Bay Area. As a teacher, Truong Tran has over twenty years experience as a professor of Creative Writing to both graduates and undergraduates, and has mentored thousands in the community.


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Palah 파랗 Light Lab is based between the following institutions:


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Digital Scholarship Studio and Network, University at Buffalo

Gender Institute, University at Buffalo

Digital Humanities & Literary Cognition Lab, Michigan State University

The Humanities and Critical Code Studies Lab, University of Southern California

The Maker Lab in the Humanities (MLab), University of Victoria

Trope Tank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Metalab, Harvard University

The Transformative Play Lab, University of California, Irvine

Berkeley Center for New Media, University of California, Berkeley