Award-winning author Karen Tei Yamashita will speak virtually Oct. 21

Award-winning author Karen Tei Yamashita will read virtually Wednesday, Oct. 21, as part of the Ripon College Visiting Writers Series. Members of the greater Ripon communoity can attend via a Zoom link.

Yamshita is a professor of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, Circle K Cycles, I Hotel, Anime Wong: Fictions of Performance and Letters to Memory.

I Hotel was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and was awarded the California Book Award, American Book Award, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award and Association for Asian American Studies Book Award.

More information is available here.

Anyone who would like to attend the virtual readings can send an email to Associate Professor of English Megan Gannon at [email protected] to receive a Zoom invitation.


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