Award Winners / Artist Profile

About the Artist

Cathy Linh Che (Seattle) is the author of the poetry collection Split (Alice James Books), winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies. She is a founding editor of the journal Paperbag and the Executive Director at Kundiman, a national nonprofit that nurtures generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature.

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From the Artist

Thank you for this much needed grant, which provided not only something to assist me as an artist materially, but also with a vote of confidence, at a time when so much of my work life has been devoted to nurturing other writers.

Cathy Linh Che