Renny Christopher, “Crossing Boundaries, Crossing Genres: Using History, Family History and Historical Research to tell Uncommonly Told Stories”

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Christopher has won awards for her poetry collections, “My Name is Medea” and “Longing Fervently for Revolution.” Her scholarly book, “The Viet Nam War/The American War: Images and Representations in Euro-American and Vietnamese Exile Narratives” (1995) was named Outstanding Book on Human Rights by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America. Christopher is vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver.

About the Creative Writers Series
Six creative writers and scholars will speak at WSU Vancouver on six Wednesday nights between Jan. 16 and April 10. The speakers represent a variety of literary genres and fields, from poetry to creative nonfiction and publishing. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Some authors will have books available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pavithra Narayanan at

Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110

Event accessibility

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