Join us for a conversation with author Vanessa Hua about her novel "Forbidden City"

Vanessa Hua is the author of the national bestsellers "A River of Stars" and "Forbidden City," as well as "Deceit and Other Possibilities," a New York Times Editors Pick. A National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, she has also received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing, as well as awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association, among others. A former longtime columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, and The Atlantic. She is a Visiting Writer at Saint Mary’s College of California, and has taught at the Warren Wilson MFA Program, Sewanee Writers Conference, and elsewhere. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. 

The author will be available after the talk to sign books.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Central Library
Events for Adults
Author Talk
Arlington Public Library
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