October 31, 2013

LiterASIAN Celebration Banquet on November 24, 2013, 6.00PM

This is the official closing event of LiterASIAN Festival and a wonderful opportunity for the Asian Canadian literary community, their devoted readers and fans to come together to share a meal. Come and meet your favourite author.

Featuring a 10 course Chinese cuisine

Highlight: ACWW Community Builder Award presentation to Brian Lam and Arsenal Pulp Press and a script reading of Banana Boys directed by Rick Tae, the script adaptation features some of Vancouver theatre’s brightest Asian Canadian actors – Ken S. Leung, Kevan Ohtsji, Donald Jang, Howie Lai Manuel Jacinto and Rosie Simon.

The event will be presided by Vancouver’s poet Laureate, Evelyn Lau with presentations by award winning author, Madeleine Thien, and former UBC Prizm Magazine and current Ricepaper Magazine editor, Anna Ling Kaye. Also on hand will be our guest authors, Denise Chong, Terry Woo, Ann Shin, Jamie Chang, Julia Lin, Larry Wong, Chris Cheng and May Yan, Ann Marie Fleming, Laura Ong and Terry Watada.

Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 6pm at the Pink Pearl Restaurant (1132 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC)

Tickets: $50 each

For tickets and RSVP call Jim Wong-Chu 604-355-5795 email: jwongchu@shaw.ca

For information on festival lineup dates and time go to Website: www.asiancanadianwriters.ca | www.ricepapermagazine.ca/literASIAN