LiterASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing
Location: Chinatown House, 188 E Pender St, Vancouver, British Columbia
As part of the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and Ricepaper Magazine, LiterASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing will take place Friday September 27, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019. LiterASIAN is a spotlight on Asian Canadian literature, history, and culture. This year’s festival theme – Genesis: Writing Art Into Life – invites everyone to think about the various origins of creative and cultural inspiration.
LiterASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing will take place in historic Vancouver Chinatown’s Sun Wah Centre and Chinatown House. The Festival will include an opening reception at Chinatown House and writing workshops and book talks at the Sun Wah Centre.
Featured authors at the festival will be the following award winning writers:
- May Q. Wong – City in Colour
- C.E. Gatchalian – Double Melancholy
- Sally Ito – Emperor’s Orphans
- Philip Huynh – The Forbidden Purple City
- Rita Wong – Beholden
- Fred Wah – Beholden
Tickets to LiterASIAN are $25 each, and a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Jim Wong-Chu Emerging Writers Award. One ticket will include entry to all launches, readings, workshops, and other events.
Program schedule and tickets are available online at: http://literasian.com
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