“The East Is No Longer Far: The Healing Power of Storytelling.” Stories are about connection and transformation. They can give us insight into our innermost thoughts and guide us into becoming our best selves, especially when we struggle with heritage, loyalty, and duty. Panelists will discuss how telling their stories has helped them to heal and […]
Akashic Noir Series event featuring Assaf Gavron, coeditor of Tel Aviv Noir; Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, editor of Singapore Noir; and Salar Abdoh, editor of Tehran Noir. Moderated by Les Standiford, editor of Miami Noir.
Nov 22, 2014, 4:00pm – 6:00pm |
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- Venue: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Room 8301
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Room 8301, Miami, Florida, United States
Featuring Singapore Noir editor Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and contributor Ovidia Yu.
Closing party featuring readings.
Rich Words, Poor Words: The growing divide between haves and have-nots is of concern around the world. How does language reinforce or bridge this divide? This reading explores the relationship between class, ethnicity and language. Book signing after reading.
Opening Party for the Local Cosmopolitan. Can a writer be both cosmopolitan in outlook and local in orientation? Marking the official opening of the festival, this reading showcases work that travels between home and the world. The reading is followed by a book signing and a reception. Four other writers will attend.
Monica Bhide is a contributor to Singapore Noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan.
MOCAREADS presents Singapore Noir, with editor Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and contributors Colin Goh and Damon Chua.