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February 3, 2023 , 7:00 PM

[VIRTUAL] IN CONVERSATION: V. V. GANESHANANTHAN AND MIRA JACOB


RSVP HERE! The Asian American Writers’ Workshop presents a virtual book launch event for V. V. Ganeshananthan's novel, Brotherless Night. A heartbreaking exploration of civil war and its' impact on a Sri Lankan family, Ganeshananthan presents “an achingly moving portrait of a world full of turmoil, but one in which...

February 15, 2023 , 6:00 PM

AAWW AND YU & ME BOOKS PRESENT: WELCOME ME TO THE KINGDOM WITH MAI NARDONE AND C PAM ZHANG


An immersive debut set across the temples, slums, and gated estates of late-twentieth century Bangkok, telling the story of three families striving to control their destinies in a merciless, sometimes brutally violent, metropolis. Mai Nardone is a Thai and American writer whose fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Granta,...

February 24, 2023 , 7:00 PM

AAWW, THE KOREA SOCIETY & THE STRAND PRESENT: PATRICIA PARK


This event is co-presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, The Korea Society, and the Strand. For more information, please visit their websites at aaww.org and koreasociety.org. Join us for an in-person event with award-winning author, Patricia Park, for the release of her debut YA novel, Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim. Joining Patricia in conversation is New...

March 23, 2023 , 7:00 PM

AAWW & THE STRAND PRESENT: JINWOO CHONG + ALEXANDER CHEE - FLUX


Join us for an in-person event with debut author Jinwoo Chong for a discussion of his debut novel Flux. Joining Jinwoo in conversation is New York Times best-selling author Alexander Chee. This event will be hosted in the Strand Book Store's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at 828 Broadway on 12th Street.

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Events upcoming

February 3, 2023 , 7:00 PM

[VIRTUAL] IN CONVERSATION: V. V. GANESHANANTHAN AND MIRA JACOB


RSVP HERE! The Asian American Writers’ Workshop presents a virtual book launch event for V. V. Ganeshananthan's novel, Brotherless Night. A heartbreaking exploration of civil war and its' impact on a Sri Lankan family, Ganeshananthan presents “an achingly moving portrait of a world full of turmoil, but one in which...

February 15, 2023 , 6:00 PM

AAWW AND YU & ME BOOKS PRESENT: WELCOME ME TO THE KINGDOM WITH MAI NARDONE AND C PAM ZHANG


An immersive debut set across the temples, slums, and gated estates of late-twentieth century Bangkok, telling the story of three families striving to control their destinies in a merciless, sometimes brutally violent, metropolis. Mai Nardone is a Thai and American writer whose fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Granta,...

February 24, 2023 , 7:00 PM

AAWW, THE KOREA SOCIETY & THE STRAND PRESENT: PATRICIA PARK


This event is co-presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, The Korea Society, and the Strand. For more information, please visit their websites at aaww.org and koreasociety.org. Join us for an in-person event with award-winning author, Patricia Park, for the release of her debut YA novel, Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim. Joining Patricia in conversation is New...

March 23, 2023 , 7:00 PM

AAWW & THE STRAND PRESENT: JINWOO CHONG + ALEXANDER CHEE – FLUX


Join us for an in-person event with debut author Jinwoo Chong for a discussion of his debut novel Flux. Joining Jinwoo in conversation is New York Times best-selling author Alexander Chee. This event will be hosted in the Strand Book Store's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at 828 Broadway on 12th Street.

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