Author Ed Lin on Tour with New Taiwan-based Novel Incensed

We love smartly-written mystery capers, especially those from the mind of author Ed Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent. We completely appreciate that this one is set (yet again) in the night markets of Taiwan! Ed Lin's latest novel, Incensed, has just been released, and he's also on tour to promote and read from the book. Ed Lin, a journalist by training, is the author of several other books: Waylaid, his literary debut, and his Robert Chow crime series, set in 1970s Manhattan Chinatown:…

Julia Kuo with Author of “The Sound of Silence”

The Japanese Tea Garden welcomes San Francisco author Katrina Goldsaito and Taiwanese American artist Julia Kuo (who we have interviewed before) for an interactive reading with live illustrations. Their new book, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, follows a little boy through the hustle and bustle of Tokyo as he searches for the elusive sound. The reading is for all ages, and author and artist will stay for a Q&A and book signing. With koto performance by Yoshio Saito 9:45 a.m. Monday October 3rd (entrance…

Book Reading with Dmae Roberts in Portland

Join Dmae Roberts for a reading from her book "The Letting Go Trilogies: Stories of a Mixed-Race Family." She'll also talk about mixed-race history in Oregon. The reading and talk event is Sept 1st at 7pm at Another Read Through bookstore, 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, Oregon 97227 Cookies and sparkling cider will be provided! "The Letting go Trilogies will be available for $13 only at Another Read Through Bookstore. More info: http://www.anotherreadthrough.com/event/local-author-dmae-roberts/ "The…

Community Service Event with TAP in SD

Help a child fall in love with reading! Taiwanese American Professionals - San Diego (TAP-SD) is partnering with Traveling Stories San Diego to help foster youth literacy. At the Story Tent in City Heights Farmers' Market, you’ll have the chance to spend Saturday morning reading with kids, motivating them with book bucks for winning prizes, and picking locally grown vegetables for yourself afterwards. Come make a positive impact on the futures of SD’s children! No experience needed! All training…