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In-Store Reading: Chop Suey Books in Richmond, VA

  • Chop Suey Books 2913 West Cary Street Richmond, VA, 23221 United States (map)

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Returning to Richmond for the first time since his last book tour in 2015, Janaka Stucky is traveling across the United States to celebrate the launch of his new book, Ascend Ascend:

Joining Janaka on tour in Richmond will be local poet, Leia Darwish. Originally from the DC area, Leia earned a BA in creative writing from University of Colorado Denver in 2011 and completed an MFA in creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia in 2015. She has served as managing editor for Copper Nickel and lead associate editor at Blackbird: an online journal of literature and art. Leia's poetry and nonfiction can be found in diode, The Journal, PANK, The Pinch, The Paris-American, and elsewhere.