Andrew Lam and the Legacy Essay Contest

Thursday Apr 14 2011   17:30:00
Kennedy Commons  , Santa Clara, CA  map

Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Andrew Lam
, author of East Eats West, will read from and sign copies of his book. The even will coincide with the announcement of the Legacy Essay Contest Finalist, who will join Andrew on the stage to read his/her 205-word essay.
Kennedy Commons, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
Free and open to the public; for more information call (408) 554-4000.

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