A literary panel featuring distinguished mixed-roots Japanese authors.
Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being, winner of the Kiriyama Prize for My Year of Meats, and winner of the American Book Award for All Over Creation
Sesshu Foster, author of City Terrace Field Manual, winner of the Believer Book Award for Atomik Aztex, winner of the American Book Award for World Ball Notebook
Velina Hasu Houston, USC Professor of Theater; playwright of Tea, Asa Ga Kimashita, Calling Aphrodite, Messy Utopia, Calligraphy, The DNA Trail, and editor of The Politics of Life
and But Still, Like Air, I’ll Rise
Carlos Yushimito del Valle, author of El Mago, Las Islas, Madureira sabe, Equis. X, Lecciones para un niño que llega tarde; selected by Granta as one of 22 best Spanish-language writers under 35
Co-Sponsored by the Asian American Literary Review and Kaya Press