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Previously in 2019

This event showcases four of Malaysia and Singapore’s most exciting young writers, whose work delves into the modern complexities of colonialism, race, gender, and sexuality within their countries and beyond. Featuring Sharlene Teo, Preeta Samarasan, Amanda Lee Koe, and YZ Chin.

Featuring Andrés Barba, Lisa Dillman, Kirmen Uribe, Elizabeth Macklin, Jeremy Tiang, YZ Chin, Kira Cecilia Josefsson, & Kristina Andersson Bicher. Hosted by SLICE’s Paul Florez-Taylor and WWB’s Jessie Chaffee.

In conversation with Jeannie Vanasco for her brilliant and important memoir, Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl.

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Award Ceremony


ALA Annual Conference

Co-sponsored by the Yale Department of English, the Asian American Cultural Center at Yale, and the Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning.

Reading alongside Marianne Shaneen & Tess Brown-Lavoie. Plus a music set by DJ Stephen Bluhm!

Celebrating Duanwad Pimwana with her translator Mui Poopoksakul. Pimwana is a S.E.A. Write Award winner with two books out in U.S. this spring: Arid Dreams, a short story collection, and Bright, a novel.

Getting Home: Writing & Publishing Debut POC Story Collections -- a panel moderated by Ivelisse Rodriguez, featuring Juan Martinez, Abbey Mei Otis, and YZ Chin.

Beyond Survival: Identity & Second Generation Fiction -- a panel moderated by Tyrese Coleman, featuring Hilary Zaid, Camille Acker, and YZ Chin.

Flash readings celebrating the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize, featuring Camille Acker, Grace Burns, YZ Chin, Rachelle Cruz, Jisu Kim, Melissa Michal, Shana Mirambeau, Bel Poblador, Ivelisse Rodriguez, Janice Lobo Sapigao, Melissa R. Sipin, and Jamia Wilson.

Join Electric Literature and Paragraph Workspace for Writers for a night of fiction, poetry and nonfiction readings by Akil Kumarasamy, Michelle Hart, YZ Chin, Leah Johnson, and Terese Svoboda.

Free to the public. Audience encouraged to donate paperback books to Books Through Bars for people incarcerated in prison, and canned or boxed food or drink for City Harvest, which provides for the hungry in New York.

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