Intimate Q&A with Award Winning Author Thanhha Lai

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150 Broadway

#20th floor

New York, NY 10038

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An intimate evening with Author Thanhha Lai & Host Tracey Nguyen Mang: Live podcast taping, followed by wine reception and book signing.

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Hosted by Vietnamese Boat People Podcast, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, documenting stories of the Vietnamese diaspora. (www.vietnameseboatpeople.org)

A New York Times Best Selling author, recipient of a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award.

You won't want to miss this intimate event to get up close and personal with Thanhha. Come hear her talk about why she uses humor to balance trauma and why she has made it her mission to tell stories about the Vietnamese boat people. It will be an evening of laughter and honesty with this super authentic and funny author.

PLUS -- the first 35 ticket purchasers will receive an autographed copy of her latest book 'Butterfly Yellow'.

Her books include:

'Inside Out and Back Again' a coming-of-age novel told in verse offers a touching child's-eye view. Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama.

'Listen Slowly' follows an emotionally poignant journey of a young girl as she discovers that home and culture, family and friends, can all mean different things.

And just released 'Butterfly Yellow' , is her young adult debut revolving around the final days of the Vietnam War. Hằng who takes her little brother, Linh, to the airport, determined to find a way to safety in America. In a split second, Linh is ripped from her arms—and Hằng is left behind in the war-torn country.

For more on Thanhha visit her website www.thanhhalai.com

Listen & subscribe to Vietnamese Boat People Podcast www.vietnameseboatpeople.org/podcast

See you at the event!

This storytelling event is made possible by the generous support of Asian Women Giving Circle.

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150 Broadway

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New York, NY 10038

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