Poet, Performer, and Musician
Genny Lim's live and recorded poetry/music collaborations have included jazz greats, Max Roach, Herbie Lewis, Francis Wong and Jon Jang. She's performed at jazz festivals from San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego to Houston and Chicago and has been a featured poet at World Poetry Festivals in Venezuela, 2005, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina, 2007 and Naples, Italy, 2009. Her play "Paper Angels," was performed at Settlement House in New York City in 2009 and her performance piece, "Where is Tibet?" premiered at CounterPULSE, S.F., Dec. 2009. She is adjunct faculty in the BAC program at CIIS and author of two poetry collections, "Child of War," "Winter Place" co-author of Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island and two plays anthologized in Unbroken Thread (U of Mass) and Politics of Life (Temple). Genny has just completed her new collection of poems, Paper Gods.