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November 2019

THE SWEETEST FRUITS: READING + Q&A WITH JOE YONAN

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Loyalty Bookstore, 827 Upshur Street NW
Washington D.C., DC 20011 United States
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MIAMI BOOK FAIR

November 24 @ 12:30 pm EST
Miami Dade College, Room 8201 (Building 8, 2nd Floor) 300 NE Second Ave
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Monique Truong’s novel The Sweetest Fruits is an ingenious retelling of the many lives of Greek-Irish globetrotting writer Lafcadio Hearn, through the voices of the women who knew him best. Curdella Forbes’s novel, A Tall History of Sugar, tells the story of Moshe Fisher, a Jamaican man who was “born without skin,” so that no one can tell to which race he belongs. A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in The Confessions…

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December 2019

Kwaidan: introduced by monique truong

December 2 @ 8:00 pm EST
Film Forum, 209 West Houston St.
New York, NY 10014 United States
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$15

Monique Truong will introduce Kwaidan (1964, Masaki Kobayashi) based on four ghost stories by expat Lafcadio Hearn (1850 – 1904). Kobayashi’s first color film, with eerie score. “I wanted to create an atmosphere of terror.” – Takemitsu. 35mm. Approx. 183 min.

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March 2020

AWP CONFERENCE: F296. READING & CONVERSATION WITH MIRA JACOB & MONIQUE TRUONG, SPONSORED BY KUNDIMAN

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm CST
Lila Cockrell Theatre, Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Moderated by Kyle Lucia Wu, the Programs and Communications Manager at Kundiman.

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April 2020

FICTION MASTER CLASS WITH MONIQUE TRUONG

April 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
92nd Street Y, 92Y, Buttenwieser Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128 United States
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An intimate, 6-person workshop for advanced students in fiction. Students are chosen by Monique Truong on the basis of a manuscript submission. Applications must be received by Monday, March 2 at 5 pm. Work presented as the manuscript submission will be shared among accepted students and discussed in this exclusive three-hour workshop.

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