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Trailblazing Women Writers Series: AMY TAN

Trailblazing Women Writers Series: AMY TAN Online

This event will live stream on the SJR State Library's Facebook page.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, PBS Books will host trailblazing author Amy Tan in conversation with actress Tamlyn Tomita on Thursday, May 6 at 8 PM ET .

Read a book by Amy Tan

Watch AMERICAN MASTERS Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir on May 3

Engage with trailblazing author Amy Tan in conversation with actress Tamlyn Tomita on May 6 at 8pm ET.

About the Author: The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Amy Tan rejected her mother’s career expectations and chose to write fiction instead, resulting in her becoming a New York Times best-selling author. In addition to adult fiction, Tan has written two memoirs, two children’s books, numerous magazine articles, a libretto, screenplays, and more.

About the Moderator: The conversation will be led by actress and activist Tamlyn

Tomita, who is best known for her role in Karate Kid II and The Joy Luck Club, as well

as her narration of the PBS series, Asian Americans, produced by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) and WETA.

This event is made possible through the SJR State Library's partnership with PBS through its National Library Engagement Program

Related LibGuide: May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Dr. Christina Will

Date:
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Time:
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  Community Members     SJR State Employees     SJR State Students  
Categories:
  Exploration - Asian Pacific American Heritage     PBS Books Partner Event  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/sjrstatelibrary