Performance of "A Murmuration for Chibok," a choral work by composer Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong
Conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston in celebration of the 40th anniversary of THE WOMAN WARRIOR.
Performance of "A Murmuration for Chibok," a choral work by composer Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong.
“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.
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.
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)
Yoko Tawada reads from her novel The Emissary and Tatyana Tolstaya from Aetherial Worlds
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 […]
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.
Literature & Politics: Round table discussion with Norbert Gstrein, Jeremy M. Davies and Monique Truong. Presenter: Christine Daum.
Salt & Signs: New prose by Senthuran Varatharajah and Monique Truong.
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.
Reading hosted by Creative Writing Center at Amherst College.
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.
Opening Keynote with James Hannaham.
Panel discussion with David Henry Hwang, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, James Schamus, Monique Truong, and Jeff Yang.
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.
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
Joan La Babara: scenes from Waters Beyond One's Depth, an opera-in-progress with lyrics by Monique Truong; Tom Chiu‘s Ensemble Metrix.
Featuring Amy Quan Barry, Matty Huynh, Violet Kupersmith, Thanhha Lai, Hieu Minh Nguyen, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Vu Tran, Monique Truong, and Ocean Vuong. Moderated by Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, Mimi Khúc, and Isabelle Thuy Pelaud.
Fiction Reading: Monique Truong + Madeleine Thien moderated by Terry Hong
Novelist Monique Truong gives a personal tour of Asian American literature through a mix of social/intellectual history, anecdotes, and short readings by writers both celebrated and overlooked.
In collaboration with the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, the Center for Fiction hosts an evening of readings, music, reflection, and gratitude in celebration of the life and legacy of Toni Morrison. Music by Craig Harris, Vincent Chancey, Jay Rodriguez, Omar Kabir, Richard Fairfax, Lee Odom, and Peter Lin. Readings from […]
Monique Truong, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Robert Haller, and Caleb Crain with moderator Loan Le.
Monique Truong presents The Sweetest Fruits with Mayukh Sen.
Murder By The Book bookstore will be on site with copies of The Sweetest Fruits for purchase!
Dine with author Monique Truong & enjoy a special sake pairing dinner. Seating is limited so please RSVP to reserve. More info re full menu & featured sakes will be available soon.
Susan Abulhawa, Monique Truong, and Edward Carey in conversation with Chandrahas Chouldhury about how their words navigate across cultures and continents.
Monique Truong will be holding a seminar. All students welcome!
Public Reading and Author Q&A
Interview and discussion led by Dr. Kirstin Squint, Whichard Professor, and Dr. Margaret Bauer, NCLR editor and ECU professor of English.
The North Carolina Literary Review and Dr. Kirstin Squint, 2019-20 Whichard Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities, invite you to celebrate an evening of Southern Literature at ECU with special guest Monique Truong.
Literary Appetites: Women on Food Charlotte Druckman’s Women on Food is a “variety show of previously unpublished essays, interviews, and ephemera from women working in the world of food.” We bring the show to life with Charlotte and two of her contributors who will discuss their roles in the book, and chat about the literary […]