Events

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Feb 22, 2022, 8pm ET  |  Virtual Event

PEN Out Loud/Asian American Writers Workshop/Strand Bookstore with Nicole Chung

$15 General Admission*
* Admission with books, signed books, and bookplates available at additional cost. The first 200 admission with book tickets will be signed.

Feb 23, 2022, 7pm ET  |  Virtual Event

McNally Jackson Books with Katie Kitamura

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March 30, 2022, 7:00pm CT / 8pm ET  |  Virtual Event

Club Book, Friends of the St. Paul Library

September 22-25

Festival America, Vincennes, France

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Past Events

Note: all Common Reads refer to When the Emperor Was Divine unless otherwise specified

2021

Dec 14 • American School in London (virtual)

Dec 13 • City College of New York (virtual)

Nov 29 • University of Virginia (virtual)

June 9 • Reading, The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story, NYU, New York, NY (virtual)

Mar 20 • Las Cruces Reads, Las Cruces, NM (virtual)

 

2020

Oct 29 • Waukesha Reads, Waukesha, WI (virtual)

Oct 17 • Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. Common Read (virtual)

Sep 22 • Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI. Common Read (virtual)

May 19 • Highline College, Des Moines, WA. Common Read (virtual)

May 19 • Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA. Common Read (virtual)

 

2019

Dec 10 • Stadttheater, Bremen, Germany

Dec 6 • Heinehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany

Dec 5 • Literaturhaus, Stuttgart, Germany

Dec 3 • Literaturhaus, Basel, Switzerland

Dec 1 • Orell Füssli Kramhof, Zurich, Switzerland

Oct 17 • University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL. Common Read

Apr 30 • Galesburg Reads, Galesburg, IL

Mar 27 • Colorado Academy, Denver, CO (virtual)

Feb 2 • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Common Read (virtual)

Jan 14-25 • Theâtre des Quartiers d’Ivry, Paris, France. Certaines n’avaient jamais vu la mer (performance of ‘The Buddha in the Attic’)

 

2018

Oct 17 • CSU Monterey Bay, Monterey, CA. Common Read

Apr 26 • Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Mar 16 • Terre Haute Reads, Terre Haute, IN

 

2017

Apr 19 • Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ

Apr 6 • United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Mar 30 • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Common Read

Feb 26 • Poughkeepsie Public Library, Poughkeepsie NY

 

2016

Nov 17 • Brookdale Community College, Middletown Township, NJ. Common Read

Oct 19-20 • Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. Common Read

Oct 26 • Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT. Common Read

Sep 21 • University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Common Read.

May 5 • Arlington Reads, Arlington, VA

Apr 21 • Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted, CT. Common Read

Apr 28 • Auburn Reads, Auburn, CA

 

2015

Oct 5 • PEN/Faulkner Gala, Washington, DC

Sep 18 • Stavanger International Festival of Literature, Stavanger, Norway

Sep 16 • International Writer’s Stage, Gothenburg, Sweden

Sep 14 • House of Culture, Stockholm Sweden

May 23 • Palo Alto Reads, Palo Alto, CA (Virtual)

Feb 19 • Japan Society, New York, NY

 

2014

Oct 23 • Salt Lake City Reads, Salt Lake City, UT

Oct 9 • Framingham State University, Framingham, MA. Common Read

Oct 2 • SUNY Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY. Common Read

Sep 21 • Brooklyn Literary Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Sep 17 • Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT. Common Read

Apr 24 • Green River Community College, Auburn, WA. Common Read

Mar 3 • Columbia University School of Journalism, New York, NY

 

2013

Nov 7-9 • Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Common Read

Oct 19 • Uptown Lit Festival, New York, NY

Oct 10 • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Sep 25 • St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Philadelphia, PA. Common Read (The Buddha in the Attic)

Sep 11 • Wheelock College, Boston, MA. Common Read

Apr 25 • Greenwich Reads, Greenwich, CT

Apr 17 • Yeshiva University, New York, NY

Mar 28 • PEN/Faulkner Reading, Washington, DC

Mar 20 • Brandeis National Committee Author Luncheon, Boca Raton, FL

Mar 16 • 2013 • Long Beach Festival of Authors, Long Beach, CA

Mar 14 • Penn State Abington College, Abington, PA

Mar • Philadelphia Reads, Philadelphia, PA (The Buddha in the Attic)

Mar 13 • The Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Mar 13 • Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Mar 12 • Haverford Highschool, Havertown, PA

Mar 12 • Haverford Township Free Library, Havertown, PA

Mar 11 • The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Mar 9 • Association of Asian American Yale Alumni Award, New York, NY

Feb 21 • MorseLife Foundation Literary Society, West Palm Beach, Florida. 

Feb 7 • Emerson College, Boston, MA

Jan 29 • Seattle Arts & Lectures Literary Arts Series, Seattle, WA

Jan 29 • Nathan Hale High School, Seattle, WA

Jan 28 • Elliott Bay Books, Seattle, WA

Jan 18 • Rose State Performing Arts Theatre, Oklahoma City, OK

Jan 17 • Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA

 

2012

Dec 17 • 92nd Street Y with Junot Diaz, New York, NY

Nov 12 • Presenter, National Book Award 5 Under 35, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY

Nov 5 • Prix Femina Award Ceremony, Paris, France

Oct 27 • Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

Oct. 21 • Wilton Reads, Wilton, CT (The Buddha in the Attic)

Oct 17 • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Oct 10 • Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA

Oct 3 • Loudoun County Reads, Loudoun County, VA

Sep 20-23 • Festival America, Vincennes, France

Sep 10 • Yale Master’s Tea, Silliman College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Sep 2 • Decatur Book Festival, Decatur, GA

Aug 29 • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Common Read

Aug 30 • Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, MA. Common Read (The Buddha in the Attic)

Aug 30 • Bay State College, Boston, MA. Common Read

Aug 24 • St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Saint Mary’s City, MD. Common Read

July 26 • Fordham University, New York, NY

June 5 • Festival di Massenzio, Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

May 5 • PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony, Washington, DC

May 24 • Humanities Preparatory Academy, New York, NY,

Apr 21-22 • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA

Apr 20 • Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Award Ceremony, USC, Los Angeles, CA

Apr 11 • Ferguson Library Author Series, Stamford, CT

Feb 20 • Columbia University School of Journalism, New York, NY

Feb 1 • Symphony Space, On-Stage Interview with David Rakoff, New York, NY

Jan 19 • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

 

2011

Dec 8 • Center for Fiction, New York, NY

Nov 2 • St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO. Common Read

Oct 12 • Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. Common Read

Oct 5 • Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA

Oct 4 • Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Sep 15 • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco, CA

Sep 15 • BookShop West Portal, San Francisco, CA

Sep 23 • Seattle Public Library with Elliott Bay Bookstore, Seattle, WA

Sep 22 • Eagle Harbor Book Company, Bainbridge Island, WA

Sep 21 • Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, WA 

Sep 20 • Village Books, Bellingham, WA

Sep 19 • Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

Sep 16 • A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA

Sep 12 • Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

July 20 • Fordham University, New York, NY

Apr 15-16 • Spokane GetLit Festival, Spokane, WA

Apr 5 • Humanities Preparatory Academy, New York, NY