Author: Melissa Hung

Fall 2019 Events

Events
An installation made of bamboo by Tanabe Chikuunsai at the Asian Art Museum

August 31, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Writers Lab 2019 Fellows Reading Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco Free with museum admission, RSVP at Facebook or Eventbrite 2019 Instructors: Tongo Eisen-Martin, Elaine Castillo, Marga Gomez 2019 Fellows: Amber Butts, Cesar Cadabes, Kristin Chang, Paula Mirando, Naihobe Gonzalez, Melissa Hung, Sarah Matsui, Jenna Peng, Damali Robertson, Dena Rod, Golda Sargento, Karthikraman Sethuraman, Maya Sisneros, Raia Small, J. Xiang October 19, 2019, 6:30 – 7:30 […]

Things I Wrote in 2018

Journalism / News
Chef Chu's. Photo by Michelle Min. A cooked fish on a platter with cucumber slices artfully arranged around it. A hand holds a jar of seasoning over the platter.

A look back on some of the things I wrote this year: I wrote about my grandparents’ immigration story (and their grocery store that sustained our family) for Southwest the Magazine. Shondaland let me write about various obsessions, such as why I have a soft spot for the Filet-O-Fish, the only fast food my immigrant family would eat. I also wrote about the calming experience that is shopping at Muji and how pajamas help me feel like […]

Artist Talk | San Francisco | Oct 30, 2018

Events

I’m reading at a short and sweet event with artist Headphone Record this upcoming Tuesday. Artist Talk Tuesday October 30, 2018, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Arion Press, 1802 Hays Street, San Francisco. It’s in the Presidio near the 14th Ave and Lake street Presidio entrance. Free Two San Francisco artists will present on their recent works on the theme of persisting. Nathalie Roland, a visual artist, will talk about works in progress and her collaboration […]

Lit Crawl San Francisco | Oct 20, 2018

Events
A program for Litquake 2018 next to a cup of coffee and a plate with a cookie. The cover of the guide has an illustration of 5 people, who appear to be women, with books

I’ll be reading inside a vintage clothing store at Lit Crawl San Francisco, the massive one-night literary crawl through the city’s Mission District. Lit Crawl is part of the weeklong Litquake festival, which starts on October 11. Stirring the Pot: Women writers of color reflect on food, migration, and culture. Saturday, October 20, 2018, 5 – 6 p.m. Wallflower, 1176 Valencia St, San Francisco Featuring: Melissa Hung Grace Hwang Lynch Sabina Khan-Ibarra Shikha Saklani Malaviya Michelle Villegas Threadgould Thy […]