Andrew Lam and Monique Truong at VAALA

Tuesday Sep 21 2010   18:30:00
VAALA Cultural Center  , Santa Ana, CA  map

Tuesday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Andrew Lam
, author of East Eats West, and Monique Truong, author of Bitter in the Mouth, will read from and sign copies of their books. A wine reception will follow.
VAALA Cultural Center, 1600 N. Broadway #101, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Free and open to the public; for more information visit Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association or view flier here.

Andrew LamAndrew Lam is an editor and cofounder of New America Media, an association of over two thousand ethnic media outlets in America. His essays have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines across the country, and his short stories are anthologized widely. Followed by a film crew back to his homeland, Vietnam, he was featured in the documentary My Journey Home, which aired nationwide on PBS in 2004. His book Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora won a PEN American Beyond Margins award in 2006. Lam currently lives in San Francisco.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Lam