Shambaugh House Reading: Tunay Önder and Chun Sue

Sep 30, 2022

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Shambaugh House

430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Join us in person at the Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton St, Iowa City) or online via Facebook or Zoom for a reading by two IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers, Tunay Önder and Chun Sue. For those who are present in person, light refreshments will be provided.

Tunay Önder (essayist, curator, performer; Germany) is the co-author of the art book migrantenstadl [migrantown] and co-editor of the anthology Urteile [Verdicts], both 2016. Her transdisciplinary work, which merges literature, curatorial practice, and performance, has recently been supported by a grant from the German Foundation for Performing Arts (Fond Daku). She participates courtesy the Max Kade Foundation.

Chun Sue (fiction writer, poet; PRC/Germany) became widely known with her iconic 2002 novel Beijing Doll, translated into many languages. She has since published five additional novels, most recently the autobiographical [Milk Teeth] (2019), three poetry collections, and books of essays. A frequent presence at literary festivals and arts residencies in Europe, she also publishes in Chinese literary magazines. Her participation is courtesy of the Paul and Hualing Engle Fund.

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