All posts filed under: Events

Mere Mortals | NYC | May 4, 2023

Image of a bed with a clump of sheets down the middle. Text adjacent to the image reads: More Mortals: recovering the model minority

More than simply a “myth” or a stereotype, the model minority is a racial form that brings with it very real expectations and consequences for Asian Americans. What kinds of harm are done when Asian Americans too often and too readily invest in the idea of the model minority? What will it take to undo this devastating ideal altogether? This panel brings together authors whose work examines the relationship between the model minority, health, and […]

Family Style | Nov 1, 2022

Photo of a glass of red wine and a bowl of pasta on some purple steps. There is a logo for the Ruby in the lower right corner. Text over the photo reads: Family Style, A Reading & Sharing About Food Tues, Nov 1, 5:30 pm PT, Via Zoom. Aya Brackett, Breena Nuñez, Faith Adiele, Grace Hwang Lynch, Melissa Hung

Food brings us comfort and memories. It tells the stories of family, friends, culture, and history. Join us for a virtual event as Ruby members share tales from the table. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. PTFree, Online, RSVP here Featuring: Aya Brackett, Breena Nuñez, Faith Adiele, Grace Hwang Lynch, Melissa Hung   This event is made possible through a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission.

KSW Presents | San Francisco | Feb 7, 2020

KSW Presents: Meng Jin and Mimi Lok. The books Little Gods by Meng Jin and Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok on a white surface. There are small yellow flowers in a clear bud vase.

Thrilled to be reading at Kearny Street Workshop in celebration of two new books: Little Gods by Meng Jin and Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok. This reading honors powerful stories about Asian women that bend time and place in their journeys to seek answers and connection in the aftermath of grief, displacement, and diaspora. Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. KSW Presents: Meng Jin & Mimi Lok Arc Gallery & Studios, […]

Fall 2019 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, K-Ming 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 […]

Artist Talk | San Francisco | Oct 30, 2018

Image of a dimensional artwork with a multicolor base, and figures of people standing on it. There is also a bunny sculpture and some gold-colored wall-like objects.

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

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, and […]