Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner and Hrishikesh Hirway
Crying in H Mart

RSVP HERE!

This April, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop will partner with indie bookstore Books Are Magic to celebrate musician Michelle Zauner’s debut memoir, Crying In H Mart. Best known for her work as the musician Japanese Breakfast, Zauner’s memoir is an astonishing debut: a rich, intimate, and lyrical story about finding yourself, and the enduring power of food and family. Zauner will be joined in conversation at this event by Hrishikesh Hirway, musician and host/producer of the podcasts Song Exploder, Home Cooking, and more.

*This event will be live-streamed on Zoom, and CART captions will be available. The first 100 RSVPs will receive access to the Zoom link via email. The event will also be live streamed on the Asian American Writers’ Workshop YouTube page for the greater public.*

MICHELLE ZAUNER is best known as a singer and guitarist who creates dreamy, shoegaze-inspired indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast. She has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world for releases like Psychopomp (2016) and Soft Sounds from Another Planet (2017). Her first book is Crying in H Mart.

HRISHIKESH HIRWAY is the host and creator of Song Exploder, a podcast and Netflix television series where musicians break down the creative process behind their songs. He’s a musician himself, and has released four albums under the name The One AM Radio, and composed scores for film, television, and video games. Hrishi is also co-host and producer of the podcasts Home Cooking and The West Wing Weekly, and executive producer of The Jump with Shirley Manson. He serves the Library of Congress as a member of the Digital Strategy Roundtable.

Crying in H Mart

Michelle Zauner and Hrishikesh Hirway
Thursday, April 22, 2021
7:00 PM
$0.00


Event tags:
Signature Events
Upcoming Events
June 26 9:45 AM
PAGETURNER, the 2021 AAWW Publishing Conference, will convene experts and authors across industries and genres to share candid insights, advice, and experiences. From the latest generation of literary editors to some of the newest voices in the speculative genre, from academics to Hollywood screenwriters, we're exploring the craft of writing...
July 5 6:30 PM
***POSTPONED*** Workshop: Building an Independent Paid Newsletter with Yanyi
Yanyi
*****POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE***** **The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a space that seeks to uplift and celebrate BIPOC and queer, trans, and nonbinary folks of color. We ask allies to take a step back and enjoy our programs in another capacity.** Independent publishing has historically been a way...
July 13 7:00 PM
GHOST FOREST
Pik-Shuen Fung, K-Ming Chang
RSVP HERE! In July, the Asian American Writers' Workshop celebrates the launch of former AAWW Margins fellow Pik-Shuen Fung's highly anticipated new novel, Ghost Forest. This powerful debut explores migration and grief, joy and sorrow, through the eyes of an unnamed protagonist as she travels through the collective memories of...