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March 2017

Annual Gala for Young People’s Chorus of New York City

March 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Rose Theater at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Performance of "A Murmuration for Chibok," a choral work by composer Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong

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April 2017

Maxine!

April 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Verso Books, 20 Jay St, Suite 1010
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston in celebration of the 40th anniversary of THE WOMAN WARRIOR.

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May 2017

Bang on a Can Marathon

May 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Performance of "A Murmuration for Chibok," a choral work by composer Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong.

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Song of Myself: An Intimate Public Reading

May 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Waterfront Barge Museum, 290 Conover Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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“Free verse for a free nation!” ScreeningRoom.org, in cahoots with the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red hook, invite you to a public reading of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass.

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[GENERATE] Joan La Barbara: “The Wanderlusting of Joseph C.”

May 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Performance of a new song cycle by composer Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong, featuring Joan La Barbara, Mario Diaz-Moresco, Lauren Flanigan, Julia Meadows, and Ne(x)tworks.

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January 2018

Poetica 4: Beyond Idenitities
Festival of World Literature

January 22 - January 27
Poetica 4 Köln, Germany + Google Map

Festival curator: Yoko Tawada. With authors: Jeffrey Angles (USA), Bei Dao (China), Anneke Brassinga (Netherlands), Teju Cole (USA / Nigeria), Hiromi Ito (Japan), Kim Hyesoon (South Korea), Barbara Köhler (Germany), Morten Søndergaard (Denmark), Monique Truong (USA / Vietnam), Jan Wagner (Germany)

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March 2018

Yoko Tawada and Tatyana Tolstaya
with introductions by Monique Truong and Anya Migdal

March 22 @ 8:00 pm EDT
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Yoko Tawada reads from her novel The Emissary and Tatyana Tolstaya from Aetherial Worlds

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April 2018

Joan La Barbara: The Wanderlusting of Joseph C.

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Met Fifth Avenue, Gallery 194, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Joan La Barbara, Lauren Flanigan, Mario Diaz-Moresco, along with musicians Miguel Frasconi and Bryan Hayslett, perform selections from La Barbara's epic song cycle "The Wanderlusting of Joseph C." with lyrics by Monique Truong, along with La Barbara's "Windows" and "Habité par ses rêves et les phantasms." Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris."

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June 2018

Creative Minds: Vietnamese Writers of the Diaspora

June 9
San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street
San José, CA 95113 United States
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Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, Nam Le, Anna Moi, Hoa Nguyen, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, Aimee Phan, Bao Phi, Dao Strom, and Monique Truong will read excerpts from new work and hold a roundtable discussion sharing their perspectives on the complexities surrounding refugees and immigrants of color.

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July 2018

BERLIN NEW YORK = URBAN DICTIONARY LITERATURFESTIVAL (July 8-15)

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
Berlinische Galerie, Alte Jakobstraße 124–128
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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Literature & Politics: Round table discussion with Norbert Gstrein, Jeremy M. Davies and Monique Truong. Presenter: Christine Daum.

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BERLIN NEW YORK = URBAN DICTIONARY LITERATURFESTIVAL (July 8-15)

July 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CEST
Werkhalle Wiesenburg, Wiesenstraße 55
Berlin, 13357 Germany
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Salt & Signs: New prose by Senthuran Varatharajah and Monique Truong.

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Visiting Writer: 92Y Young Writers Workshop

July 19
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128 United States
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A workshop for driven, intellectually curious young people who want to explore and develop their writing in a supportive, focused environment in the middle of New York City.

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September 2018

Amherst College: Reading and Class Visit

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Amherst Books, 8 Main Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Reading hosted by Creative Writing Center at Amherst College.

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October 2018

Kundiman’s 15th Anniversary Gala

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Ace Hotel, 20 West 29th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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A night dedicated to Asian American Futures! Come have a cocktail with Kundiman fellows, enjoy food from The Breslin, and honor Myung Mi Kim, Ligaya Mishan & Monique Truong, three fabulous Asian American visionaries.

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2018 Southern Foodways Symposium, Oct 11-13

October 12 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am EDT
The Lyric Theater, 1006 Van Buren
Oxford, MS 38655 United States
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Opening Keynote with James Hannaham.

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Transnational Asian American Speaker Series: Crazy Rich Asian: Race, Representation, Resistance?

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Diana Center Event Oval, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Panel discussion with David Henry Hwang, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, James Schamus, Monique Truong, and Jeff Yang.

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November 2018

Experiments in Opera Presents: Modularias

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas Street
New York, NY 10007 United States
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Experiments in Opera presents four new commissioned works for voice and modular synthesizer by composers Joan La Barbara (lyrics by Monique Truong), Jason Cady, Andrew Raffo Dewar, and Kamala Sankaram.

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Experiments in Opera Presents: Modularias

November 3
The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas Street
New York, NY 10007 United States
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Experiments in Opera presents four new commissioned works for voice and modular synthesizer by composers Joan La Barbara (lyrics by Monique Truong), Jason Cady, Andrew Raffo Dewar, and Kamala Sankaram. Performances at 3pm and 7pm

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