September 2, 2013

literASIAN: A Festival Featuring Asian Canadian authors (November 21 to November 24, 2013)

Mark your calendars! The Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop (ACWW) is pleased to present Canada's first ever literary festival celebrating Asian Canadian literary talent. Between November 21 and November 24, the University of British Columbia's Learning Exchange in Vancouver's Chinatown will be hosting literASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing, which will be a memorable series of readings, workshops, panel discussions and book launches featuring literary works that span the genres: science-fiction, graphic novels, non-fiction, and children's fiction. Featuring some of the following authors:

Denise Chong’s Lives of The Families

Terry Watada’s Nikkei Manga-gatari

Christopher Cheng’s Wolf Coven

Laara Ong’s Shanghai Blues

David Wong's Escape to Gold Mountain

Ann Marie Fleming’s Amazing Story of Long Tack Sam

Terry Woo's Banana Boys