The Vietnam War and Refugee Reflections: A Conversation

Monday Apr 27 2015   5:30 PM
Contra Costa College  2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA  map

Andrew Lam, Vietnamese-American author and journalist, in conversation with San Pablo Mayor Kathy Chao Rothberg, the first Mien-American Mayor in the United States.

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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