Posts Tagged: Victoria Chang

Notable Los Angeles: 10/30–11/5

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 5/29–6/4

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Monday 5/29: Happy Memorial Day! Take a moment to remember those who served and are no longer with us.

Jonathan Gould, with Tom Vickers, discusses and signs Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/3–4/9

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Monday 4/3: Brooks Arthur Wachtel discusses and signs Lady Sherlock: Circle of the Smiling Dead. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

Tuesday 4/4: Bradley Spinelli with Robert Anasi discusses and signs The Painted Gun. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.

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Awesome Free Lit Fest Alert: Page Turner in Brooklyn

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If you’re going to be in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 5, you won’t want to miss the Page Turner Literary Festival, a celebration of all corners of Asian American culture presented by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.

It’ll feature events like a panel on Muslim American identity, a marathon poetry reading from a “nonprofit named after a genre of Filipino love song,” and a reading from recent Rumpus interviewee Victoria Chang—plus a variety of arts-and-crafts booths where you can learn how to fold origami or make dumplings.

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“I Never Intended Anyone to Read These ‘Poems'”

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Previously, we blogged about a reading by Victoria Chang from her new poetry collection The Boss.

Here’s a Q&A with Chang about that book, her approach to poetry, and her day job in the business world. An excerpt:

I wrote these poems in a car while waiting for our four-year-old to finish a Chinese language class in Irvine (which she despised, by the way).

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