September 2, 2013

literASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing

Please join us for the inaugural literASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing, a weekend of readings, workshops, panel discussions and book launches.

November 21 to November 24, 2013

612 Main Street, Vancouver, BC

Jointly presented by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop, Ricepaper Magazine, and the UBC Learning Exchange.

Featuring Denise Chong’s latest book, “Lives of The Families”

(Also featuring) Terry Woo, author of the seminal generation novel, “Banana Boys”

Special panel event “Storytelling and the graphic novel “ featuring David Wong’s Escape to Gold Mountain, Terry Watada’s Nikkei Manga-gatari, Ann Marie Fleming’s Amazing story of Long Tack Sam and Laara Ong’s Shanghai Blues

Book Launches

  • Denise Chong’s book, - Lives of The Families
  • Terry Watada’s graphic novel - Nikkei Manga-gatari
  • Christopher Cheng’s Fantasy novel – Wolf Coven
  • Laara Ong’s Shanghai Blues

Participating writers Denise Chong, Ann Shin, Terry Watada, Terry Woo, Carrianne Leung, Christopher Cheng, Ann Marie Fleming, Janie Chang

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