Book Talk with Jennifer Tseng & T Kira Madden
Book Talk and Reading: Go Home!
with Jennifer Tseng and T. Kira Madden
Thursday, August 30th at 5:00 pm, join us at the West Tisbury Library for a book talk and reading with authors Jennifer Tseng and T Kira Madden. Jennifer and Kira will present their newly released book, Go Home!, an anthology of pieces about home by writers of the Asian diaspora (edited by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, published by Feminist Press and The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, foreward by Pulitzer prize-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen). Books will be available for purchase and signing, and refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
Jennifer Tseng is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose most recent collection is The Passion of Woo and Isolde (Rose Metal Press, 2017). The 2018 Distinguished Visiting Writer at Oregon State University – Cascades, she also teaches for the Fine Arts Work Center and FAWC’s online writing program, 24PearlSt.
T Kira Madden is an APIA writer, photographer, and amateur magician. She is the founding Editor-in-chief of No Tokens, and facilitates writing workshops for homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals. A 2017-8 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in nonfiction literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts, she has received fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Tin House, DISQUIET, and Yaddo, where she was selected for the 2017 Linda Collins Endowed Residency Award. Her debut memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, is forthcoming with Bloomsbury in 2019. She lives in New York City.