Asian American Literature Symposium at University of Maryland

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall, University of Maryland, College Park
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A day-long celebration of eight of today’s most accomplished and exciting Asian American writers. Come to any or all of the readings; stay for the Q&A sessions, and don’t forget to get your books signed by the authors.

As a part of Maryland Day 2010, sponsored by the University of Maryland, College Park, the Symposium will be held on April 24th, 2010, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall. Free to the public.

We’re promoting this event here because we’d like you to check out (among all the other great authors) Taiwanese American writer Ed Lin, author of Waylaid, a 2002 Booklist Editors’ Choice in fiction. Visit Ed Lin’s website here:


Introductory remarks by AALR editors-in-chief Lawrence-Minh Bui Davis and Gerald Maa and Asian American Studies Program Director Larry Shinagawa

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Peter Bacho and Ru Freeman
11:30a.m.-1 p.m. Ed Lin and Srikanth Reddy
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Kyoko Mori and April Naoko Heck
2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Karen Tei Yamashita and Sonya Chung
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Book Signing

Sponsored jointly by The Asian American Literary Review and the University of Maryland’s Asian American Studies Program, Writer’s House, and English Department.

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