Asian American Writers' Workshop - A Reading

A Reading

with Kate Gavino

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

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Join us for an event with writer and illustrator Kate Gavino as she reads from her highly anticipated debut graphic novel, Sanpaku, an exploration of the Japanese theory through the eyes of twelve-year-old Marcine, whose Catholic and Filipino background influences the way she navigates cultivating her own independent values and faith.


Sanpaku is a stark and explorative debut that examines what it means to challenge and cling to old beliefs in the process of forging one’s values and identity. Sierra Hahn writes, “Cartoonist Kate Gavino is primed to be one of her generation’s most refreshing and honest voices in comics.” Kate is a writer and illustrator and the creator of the website, Last Night's Reading, which was compiled into a published collection by Penguin Books in 2015. Her work has been featured in Buzzfeed, Lenny Letter, and

This event will be livestreamed on the Asian American Writers’ Facebook page.

*The space is wheelchair accessible. No stairs. Direct elevator from ground floor to 6th floor.
*We strongly encourage all participants of the space/event to be scent-free.
If you all have any other specific questions about accessibility, please email Tiffany Le at with any questions on reserving priority seating.

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