News and Events

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Formosan Association for Public Affairs
February 28, 2013, 7:30pm
364 Broadway, Cambridge MA

Books in Bloom
Fundraiser for the Arlington Garden Club and the Friends of the Robbins Library
(Tickets required)
March 8, 2013, 6:30-9pm
Robbins Library
Arlington, MA

2013 Commonwealth Reading Series
One in a series of literary events featuring Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellows/Finalists in prose and poetry.
April 24, 2013, 7pm
Forbes Library
20 West Street
Northampton, MA

Launch party!
Newtonville Books
April 30, 2013, 7pm
Newton, MA


Concord Bookshop
May 2, 2013, 7pm
Concord, MA

Muse & the Marketplace Writer’s Conference
May 5, 2013
11:15 From Forest to Trees: Scene revision discussion class
4:15 Strength in Numbers: The Power of Online Communities
Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

Prince Books
Joint event with Lydia Netzer, author of Shine, Shine, Shine
May 8, 2013, 7pm
109 E. Main Street
Norfolk, Virginia

Secco Wine Bar’s “The Room”
Joint event with Lydia Netzer, author of Shine, Shine, Shine
Hosted by Fountain Bookstore
$15 tickets include wine, cheese, and $5 off a book
May 9, 2013, 7pm
Secco Wine Bar’s The Room (next door to Secco)
2933 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

Odyssey Bookshop
A joint appearance and conversation with Chris Castellani, author of All This Talk of Love
May 16th, 7pm
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075

Burgundy Books Live
May 25, 2013, 12:30
Water’s Edge Resort and Spa
1285 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498
Reservations required
860 391-9525 – Call, Text, or Leave a Message

Harvard Cooperative Society
May 31, 2013, 7pm
1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA


Barnes & Noble “Writers on Writing” Literary Series
“The Immigrant Novel”: Joint event with Chris Castellani and Ursula Hegi
June 3, 2013 7pm
150 East 86th St at Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028

Watertown Free Library
June 13, 2013 7pm
123 Main St.
Watertown, MA

 Formosan Association for Public Affairs
Cary Memorial Library
June 16, 2013 2pm
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420 (781-862-6288)

Boston Book Festival
Historical Fiction Panel
Trinity Church, Boston, MA
October 13, 2013

Friends of the Belmont Public Library
Belmont Public Library
Belmont, MA
December 9, 2013

Robbins Library
1 Night, 3 Authors
Joint event with Kim Triedman and Ron McLean
Robbins Library, Arlington, MA
January 15, 7pm

Associated Writing Programs
“Where Witness Meets the Page: Why We Write What We Write”
Panel with Naomi Benaron, Nayomi Munaweera, Ru Freeman, and Lorraine Adams
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
February 28, 2014, 9am

Cambridge Center for Adult Education Writer’s Life Series
“A Room of Your Own: Finding Your Own Writing Space.”
Panel in collaboration with the National Writer’s Union
Blacksmith House, Cambridge, MA
April 16, 2014,  8pm


North American Taiwanese Women’s Association II National Convention
“Exploring Cultural Roots Through the Arts”
Panel with Anita Chang and Hedy Yudaw
Hilton New Orleans Airport
Sunday, April 20, 9:30am

Newport Public Library Author Series
Panel of New England based authors
Newport Public Library, Newport, RI
May 3, 2014, 2pm

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Panel: Cultural Explorations in Fiction
Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds
May 17, 2014, 4:15pm

Fiesta Asia Street Fair
Capitol Hill
May 17, 2014, 10:00-2pm


Taiwanese Presbyterian Church
7410 Needwood Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
Washington, DC
May 18, 2014, 1pm

Porter Square Books
Paperback launch party!
Porter Square Books
Cambridge, MA
June 3, 2014, 7pm

Taiwanese American Conference East Coast
Keynote Speaker
East Stroudsburg, PA
July 5, 2014

Taiwanese American Conference Midwest
Keynote Speaker
Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park Resort
4560 Hilton corporate drive
Columbus, OH
July 12, 2014


Taiwanese American Conference Southeast (SETTA)
Keynote Speaker
Furman University
Greenville, SC
July 13, 2014

FAPA Summer BBQ with San Jose Taiwan Community Center
Mountain View, CA
August 1, 3pm

Formosan United Methodist Church
San Leandro, CA
August 2, 1pm


Brattleboro Literary Festival
Literary Death Match with Adrian Todd Zuniga–Robert H. Gibson River Garden
October 3, 2014, 8:45pm
Reading with Joseph Monninger–Robert H. Gibson River Garden
Brattleboro, VT
October 5, 2014, 10am

Brookline Booksmith
Panel: Writing Across Gender, with Jessica Keener, Hank Phillipi Ryan, and Askold Melnyczuk
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA
Oct. 30, 2014, 7pm

Regis College
November 18, 2014, 11:30am

First Presbyterian Church of Richardson
271 Walton St.
Richardson, TX
February 28, 2015, 10am

Taiwanese Community Center
5885 Point West Dr.
Houston, TX
February 28, 2015, 4pm

Taiwan Center LA
3001 Walnut Grove Ave.
Rosemead, CA
March 1, 2015, 2pm

Waltham Public Library
735 Main St.
Waltham, MA
February 27, 2019, 7pm

Dracut Arts
Dracut, MA
June 1, 2019, 4:30pm

Taiwanese American Conference–West Coast
Salt Lake City, Utah.
July 19-20, 2019 (exact time TBA)

More to come soon . . .