Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai is a Chicago-born, Brooklyn-based Chinese Taiwanese American spoken word artist who fights for cultural pride and survival through how she spits and how she lives. As a teenager, Kelly developed a passion for spoken word at the birthplace of the international poetry slam movement, the Uptown Poetry Slam in Chicago. She also appeared as a series regular on PBS’ “Sneak Previews” and wrote weekly for the Chicago Tribune as a teen movie critic. Visit www.yellowgurl.com for more information.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
West Lafayette, IN
“New Communities: A Symposium on Exploring, Challenging, and Negotiating Contemporary Asian American Identity” in academia, literature, digital storytelling, and new media also featuring Bich Minh Nguyen, Debra Deen Kang, Jason Lee, Vincent Pham, Kent Ono, Phil Yu and Ryan Suda. More details to come! For updated information, check out http://www.yellowgurl.com/category/calendar.