Valley Wordfest

Sunday Feb 20 2011   19:00:00
Alice Peters Auditorium  , Fresno, CA  map

Sunday, February 20 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Andrew Lam
, author of East Eats West, will read from and sign copies of his book as part of the San Joaquin Literary Association’s first annual Valley Wordfest. Two other writers, Stephen Dobyns and Skip Horack, will also read. During the day they will each lead genre-specific two-hour Craft Conversations on campus.
Alice Peters Auditorium, Fresno State University, 5241 North Maple Ave., Fresno CA, 93740
For students only; for more information call (559) 278-4240 or visit Valley Wordfest.

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