Lost Lit | Creative Writing Workshops | Brooklyn, NY

Taiwan in the Trump Era – Ed Lin & Shawna Yang Ryan Reading

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    On Saturday, February 18, 2017, please join Lost Lit for our first Literary event of the year! We’re showcasing two incredibly talented writers: Ed Lin and Shawna Yang Ryan, as they present their recently released new books, INCENSED and GREEN ISLAND, respectively. Join us for a special reading and lively panel talk about Taiwan in the Trump Era, moderated by Professor Jack Tchen. Afterwards we’ll have an intimate reception where you can personally chat with the writers and get copies of their books signed.

      EVENT DETAILS:
      Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
      Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Reading)
      8:30pm – 9:30pm (Reception)
      Place: Grumpy Bert
      82 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
      Admission: FREE (Donations greatly appreciated)
    RSVP REQUIRED: Since seating is very limited YOU MUST RSVP HERE! Seat not guaranteed until email confirmation received from Eventbrite. Reception-no RSVP necessary. Just come on by!
      GUEST BIOS:
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      ED LIN, a native New Yorker of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is
      the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards and
      is an all-around standup kinda guy. His latest book, INCENSED, a
      Taipei-based mystery, was published by Soho Crime in October.
      Follow him at edlinforpresident.com and on twitter @robertchow.


      SHAWNA YANG RYAN teaches in the Creative Writing Program
      at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is the author of
      WATER GHOSTS and GREEN ISLAND, which was an Amazon
      Best Book of February 2016. In 2015, she was the recipient of the
      Elliot Cades Emerging Writer Award. Follow her at
      shawnayangryan.com and on twitter @shawnayangryan.


      JACK TCHEN is the founding director of the Asian/Pacific/American (A/P/A) Studies Program & Institute at New York University & part of the original founding faculty of the Depart. of Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU, where he currently still teaches. Jack co-founded the Museum of Chinese in America in 1979-80. He is the author of several books on Chinatown, including “New York before Chinatown: Orientalism and the Shaping of American Culture, 1776-1882” & “Genthe’s Photographs of San Francisco’s Old Chinatown, 1895-1905.” He is the co-author of “Yellow Peril! An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear.”

      Author: lostlit

      Owner of Lost Lit, a literary arts space that hosts weekly writing workshops and events in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, NY.

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