Author Event of Two Countries Anthology
Come for the D.C. launch of the anthology, Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents (Red Hen Press, 2017). This collection of flash memoir, personal essays and poetry contains contributions from 65 writers who were either born and/or raised in the US by one or more immigrant parent. Their work describes the many contradictions, discoveries, and life lessons one experiences when one is neither seen as fully American nor fully foreign. Contributors include Richard Blanco, Tina Chang, Joseph Lagaspi, Li-Young Lee, Timothy Liu, Naomi Shihab Nye, Oliver de la Paz, Ira Sukrungruang, Ocean Vuong and many other talented writers from throughout the US.
Readers include: Alan King, Lauren Shovan, Patrick Washington, Regie Cabico, Risikat Okedeyi and Silvana Straw.