Author: Melissa Hung

Things I Wrote in 2018

Journalism / News
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

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

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 […]