Andrew Lam at Contra Costa College

Wednesday Feb 23 2011   09:45:00
Contra Costa College  , San Pablo, CA  map

Wednesday, February 23 at 9:45 a.m.
Andrew Lam
, author of East Eats West, will discuss his work as editor and co-founder of New America Media, a national collaboration and advocate of 2,000 ethnic news organizations. A book signing will take place in the campus book store in the Student Association building at 12:45 p.m.
Contra Costa College, Room 100, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806
Free and open to the public; for more information call Janis Walsh at (510) 235-7800, ext. 4319.

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