"Aspect Of The Short Stories" : An evening with Author Andrew Lam
Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2020 from 7.00 PM
Language: English only
Tickets: - Normal Price: 150,000 vnđ
- Student and Salon Saigon Member price: 80,000 vnđ
"Aspects Of The Short Story": Author Andrew Lam - known for his essays for National Public Radio and Huffington Post and other American publications, is a long time practitioner of the short story form. Besides winning a Pen award for his autobiography, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, his book of short stories, Birds of Paradise Lost, was the winner of the West Coast Pen Award, and a finalist for the California Book Award.
In the Talk at Salon Saigon, Lam will read stories and share his insights on what makes a short story work and why it is his preferred form of expression. He will discuss why the short story is practiced by the serious writers, especially in America, from Hemingway to James Baldwin to Kate Chopin. And his love of the art form. "
He is now working on his next collection of stories, tentatively titled “Stories from the Edge of the Sea.”