9/23 Visiting Authors Series Presents Ysabel Y. Gonzalez & Sung J. Woo (Virtual) | Warren County Community College

9/23 Visiting Authors Series Presents Ysabel Y. Gonzalez & Sung J. Woo (Virtual)


Ysabel Y. Gonzalez and Sung J. Woo

The First Online Guests of

Warren County Community College’s

Visiting Authors Series

On Wednesday, September 23


The Warren County Community College Visiting Authors Series resumes on Wednesday, September 23, with a reading by Ysabel Y. Gonzalez (poetry) and Sung J. Woo (fiction), two authors from Washington, NJ, who have each published a book in the last year. This event, beginning at 7:00 p.m., will represent the first online reading in the Visiting Authors Series’ 25-year history. The event, accessed through the link found below, is free and open to the public.


Ysabel Y. GonzalezOriginally from Newark, NJ, and now living in Warren County, Ysabel Y. Gonzalez received her BA from Rutgers University, an MFA in Poetry from Drew University and works as the Assistant Director for the Poetry Program at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. She has received invitations to attend VONA, Tin House, Ashbery Home School, and BOAAT Press workshops. A CantoMundo Fellow, Gonzalez has published work in Paterson Literary Review, Tinderbox Journal, Anomaly, Vinyl, and Waxwing Literary Journal.  She is the author of Wild Invocations (Get Fresh Books, 2019).

Sung J. Woo



Sung J. Woo’s short stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, PEN/Guernica, and Vox. He has written three novels, Skin Deep (2020), Love Love (2015) and Everything Asian (2009), which won the 2010 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Literature Award.







The Visiting Authors Series is supported by a grant from the Warren County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs. All physical site facilities comply with ADA regulations and are fully accessible. Sign language interpretation for any VAS event is available with two weeks’ notice.

Please register for the reading here.

A confirmation email with information on how to join the event will be sent to you.


Save the Dates for our Upcoming Events

Novelist Jeff Bens, author of the recently released The Mighty Oak, will read on Thursday, October 15, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Novelist Jhumpa Lahiri, author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, and Unaccustomed Earth, will read on Thursday, November 19, beginning at 7:00 p.m.


Warren County Community College offers students the option of earning an Associate of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, the first and only degree of its kind in New Jersey, and a member program of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP).  To find out more about WCCC’s Creative Writing degree program, please call (908) 835-WCCC or click the Academics tab above. For directions to the college, please click the Locations tab below.


Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 West
Washington NJ 07882
(908) 835-WCCC (9222)