Min Jin Lee in conversation with very cool undergraduates, Bo Seo and Nancy Ko. 6pm The event is .00 at the door for the benefit of the Asian Women’s Giving Circle. A discussion featuring Min Jin Lee, the author of Pachinko and Simon Winchester that examines how writers are humanizing the experience of immigration. Behind the Book is a small literacy nonprofit that gets kids excited about reading by connecting them with contemporary writers and illustrators.
Cecilia has covered race and immigration for the San Jose Mercury News and was the bureau chief for AP-Dow Jones in South Korea during the nation’s debt crisis and election of the first civilian president, Kim Dae-Jung. She is the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow at Millay Colony, and a fellow at Yaddo, Mac Dowell, Hedgebrook, and others. Talks by Google’s in-house entrepreneur Paulita David, business consultant and philosopher Christian Madsbjerg, innovative journalist and robotics and human augmentation futurist Adam Piore, and me.
For tickets, please go to Conversation with Erica Wagner and Min Jin Lee “Reflections on the East Asian 20th Century” “The winter following Japan’s invasion of Manchuria was a difficult one.
What would the world look like if we did not have writers? Co-sponsored by by Editor in Chief of Origins, Dini Karasik In Conversation with Cecilia Kang Cecilia Kang is a DC-based national correspondent at The New York Times, with a focus on technology.
In this special Brisbane Writers Festival Literary Salon, great writers will contemplate how they, and others in their field contribute to the world. With Rutger Bregman, Richard Glover, Benjamin Law, Adrian Levy, and Min Jin Lee. Find out how fiction can explore the impact of intergenerational trauma, and how writing about it may be cathartic. She previously covered technology for The Washington Post, where her stories on in-app purchases led to federal charges against Google, Apple, and Amazon. Eugenia Kim’s novel, The Calligrapher’s Daughter, won Borders’ Original Voices Award, was a Washington Post Best Historical Novel, and an Amazon UK #3 bestseller.