Sunday, May 07, 2006

ImaginASIAN Writers Showcase

ImaginASIAN Writers Showcase

Celebrate the vitality of Asian-Canadian voices as writers from Calgary and across Canada share their passions and perspectives at the third annual ImaginASIAN Writers Showcase.

Presented by the Asian Heritage Foundation in collaboration with the Calgary Public Library, McNally Robinson Booksellers and WordFest, the showcase will feature writers from multiple genres including fiction and poetry, reading works that reflect the diversity of Asian-Canadian experiences and their contribution to the Canadian literary scene.

By bringing together writers and readers of all ages and backgrounds, the showcase hopes to raise awareness about the essential works of Asian-Canadian writers, while providing a public forum for the general appreciation of literature.

Thursday, May 11 @ 7pm (hosted by filling Station magazine at McNally Robinson Booksellers)

Writers: Aruna Srivastava, Shaobo Xie, Kim Nguyen, Salma Hussein, Kanwalpreet Gill, Rose To

Saturday, May 13 @ 2pm (hosted by Village Square Public Library)

Writers: Lydia Kwa, Shree Ghatage, Sandy Lam, Crystal Mimura

Wednesday, May 24 @
7pm (hosted by McNally Robinson Booksellers)

Writer: Paul Yee, Rajinderpal S. Pal, Dale Kwong, Anila Umar, Saren Azer

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