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"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.”

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Student and Salon Saigon Member Ticket

80.000 VND

Normal Ticket

150.000 VND

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Salon Saigon

Salon Saigon is a refined and hidden-away space dedicated to contemporary creation and Vietnamese culture.

It is located in a two-floor historical house (belonging to US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr and his family, during their stay in Saigon from 1963 to 1967) in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

Salon Saigon’s name and concept refers to the Salons (gatherings) that flourished in France throughout the 17th and 18th centuries.

Its main function is the presentation of contemporary creation and Vietnamese culture through art exhibitions, performances, conferences, screenings, educational programs, and a unique collection of tri-lingual resources available at the library.

The Permanent Collection:

Salon Saigon permanent collection is displayed on the 2 floors and comprises art pieces by acclaimed contemporary Vietnamese artists such as Dinh Q. Le, The Propeller Group, Tiffany Chung, Oanh Phi Phi,Bui Cong Khanh, Nguyen Manh Hung, Truong Tan, Hoang Duong Cam while aiming to promote Vietnamese emerging artists as well.

The collection focuses on how artists put in perspective Vietnamese tradition and heritage with current issues.

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