Guernica at Page Turner

November 14th, I’ll be at Page Turner, The Asian American Literary Festival. I’ll be introducing Guernica Guest fiction editors Amitava Kumar and V.V. Ganeshananthan, who will be conducting a reading, along with the writers who are featured in this week’s issue. the event will be held at Powerhouse Arena, the same place Guernica had its benefit (with David Byrne in the audience and Jonathan Ames on stage!)

From the site:

The Asian American Literary Festival Presented by The Asian American Writers’ Workshop
Readings at PowerHouse Arena
Saturday, November 14, 2009

11am-6pm: Reading Events on the Hour
6pm-7pm 12th Annual Literary Awards & Cocktail Reception

Join us at PowerHouse Arena for PAGE TURNER: The Asian American Literary Festival, a groundbreaking event that’ll cover topics from the quirky to the academic. Listen to writers “narrate” a film clip with one of their creative works, explore Japanese American and post 9/11 South Asian internment, and or just sip cocktails with renowned writers. The day will conclude with the presentation of the 12th Annual Asian American Literary Awards and Cocktail Reception to honor last year’s best Asian American writing.

Confirmed guests include a wide range of talents, including: Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri; Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang; hot stand-up comic Jen Kwok; one of the country’s most respected historians, Columbia University Professor Mae Ngai; Believer magazine editor Ed Park; Crossword Book finalist Amitava Kumar; and many more!

$5 per Reading Event (tickets are available at the door)

Click Here for more information regarding the event, writers and schedule.

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