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From China to Chicago: Bilingual Author Talk with Wenguang Huang

Posted on April 07, 2021

Wednesday, April 21st, 11am–12pm, Virtual

How do our family stories make us who we are? Join Chinese-American author and translator Wenguang Huang, whose work appears on this site, and whose memoir The Little Red Guard takes readers along on his journey to adulthood as he navigates the Chinese and U.S. cultures. A Best Book of the Year pick by the Washington Post, the memoir was described as "delightful" by the Wall Street Journal and "effortlessly elegant" by the Chicago Tribune.

Please register for this free Zoom event. Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.

This session is bilingual, in English and Mandarin Chinese 中文. For key points in Mandarin, please open the Zoom chat box. Live captioning will also be provided. For a preview, take a look the Wenguang Huang's ten-minute interview with WWB Campus. 

This program is organized by Words Without Borders in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Workshop

Family Stories: From China to the U.S.

Wednesday, April 28, 11am–12pm, Virtual

What are the family stories you'd like to tell? Maybe you'd like to write about the people you grew up with, favorite childhood foods, or other memories of home. Led by Chinese-American memoirist and translator Wenguang Huang, this hour-long bilingual workshop will help you find the words to tell your story—whether in English or in Mandarin.

Join us at 11am on Wednesday, April 28th. If you'd like, bring a family photo to share!

Register via RSVP. You'll get an email with the Zoom link the morning of the session. 

This session is bilingual, in English and Chinese 中文.  

Contact: [email protected] for details. 

This program is organized by Words Without Borders in partnership with the BPL. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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