Buwei Yang Chao’s famed 1945 cookbook helped coined the phrase “stir-fry.” “Wrapling” and “rambling,” her words for the simple and ruffle-edged dumplings, were less successful.
Ed Lin is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards, for Waylaid, This Is a Bust and Snakes Can’t Run. Ghost Month is the product of extensive research and interviews with people of all walks in Taiwanese life, from expats to foreign-born returnees to members of organized crime. Publishers Weekly awarded Ghost Month a starred review, praising the "darkly comic thriller." Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, lives in Brooklyn with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung, and son.Promotional co-sponsors: Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Taiwanese American Professionals NY, Asian In New York.
DarkMatter is a queer South Asian performance and literary arts duo made up of Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian. They make noise, perform spoken word, write excessively, facilitate workshops, and flail their arms around. Check some videos on their website. This Open Mic is co-hosted by Apogee Journal. Another headliner to be announced! This event is open to the public, with a $5 suggested donation. Come early to sign up for a 5-minute slot! Program starts at 7 PM. A Series on Community and Culture!..