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The Jack Straw Writers Program, featuring Anne Liu Kellor and Jourdan Imani Keith

Sara Lerner

Jourdan Imani Keith is a poet, naturalist, educator and storyteller, and is currently serving as Seattle's Poet Populist. She reads from her collection Umbilical Topography, which explores her connection to her ancestors and the natural world. Anne Liu Kellor's essays have appeared in Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally (Seal Press) and Thoughts Out of School (Peter Lang Publishing). After graduating from The Evergreen State College in 1999, Anne lived and traveled in China, Tibet and Southeast Asia for three years. Her personal essay, Xin: Heart, Mind, Center, examines her migration between two cultures as a bi-racial Chinese American.