INVITATION TO THE HOT OFF THE PRESS LITERARY READINGS, part of the Second Filipino American International Book Festival in San Francisco:
Filipino American authors will read from their recently published books on Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:45-2:45 p.m, at the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St. (at Grove), San Francisco, CA. The event is free.
Jon Pineda’s debut novel APOLOGY, winner of the 2013 Milkweed National Fiction Prize, received a “starred review” from LIBRARY JOURNAL. His memoir SLEEP IN ME was a 2010 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and is currently being translated into Chinese. His poetry collections include THE TRANSLATOR’S DIARY, winner of the 2007 Green Rose Prize in Poetry, and BIRTHMARK, winner of the 2003 Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Open Competition. He lives with his family in Virginia and teaches creative writing at the University of Mary Washington.
Lysley Tenorio is the author of Monstress (Ecco/HarperCollins). His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, Ploughshares, Manoa, The Chicago Tribune, NPR, and The Best New American Voices and Pushcart Prizeanthologies. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he has received a Whiting Writer’s Award and an NEA Fellowship. He teaches at Saint Mary’s College of California.