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Published on March 27th, 2018 | by University Communications


Literature for Lunch with poet Nancy Chen Long

As part of the Literature for Lunch series, join us for a reading by poet Nancy Chen Long, 2017 National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing fellow, at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, in TECO Hall in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business building.

Her first book, Light into Bodies, won the Tampa Review Prize for poetry. Recent work can be found in Ninth Letter, Crab Orchard Review, Zone 3, Briar Cliff Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Pleiades, Not Like the Rest of Us: An Anthology of Contemporary Indiana Writers, and elsewhere.

She has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology and an MBA, and has worked as an electrical engineer, software consultant, and project manager. Also, she has recently earned an MFA.

Currently, she lives in south-central Indiana with her husband and works in research technologies at Indiana University. Visit her website at

This event is presented by The Department of Language Studies and The Arts and is free and open to the public.

English majors, aspiring writers, bookworms and all creative minds: don’t miss this opportunity to be delighted and inspired by Chen Long’s poems and engage her in a fruitful Q&A session.

For more information, contact Megan Orendorf at (352) 588-8401 or by email at


The views expressed during this event are those of the speaker/presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the university.

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