Asian American Writers' Workshop
Lyceum: Ice Cream & Ideas

How to Talk to Moms and Pops

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011

Time: 4PM to 5:30PM

Place: 25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan

Free Admission
 

Ever wanted to meet a famous writer? The Asian American Writers' Workshop presents LYCEUM: ICE CREAM & IDEAS—it’s a special workshop series where the lesson begins with ice cream and ends with writing your own stories.

Featuring: S. Mitra Kalita and Ed Lin

Say you spend the night at a friends house? Hide your report card? We know. Sometimes, parents just don’t get it—especially if they came from another country. In this dish sesh, writers Ed Lin and Mitra Kalita share stories of their parents and the stories they felt they could never tell them. Spend some time away from home and write stories about your own moms and pops.

S. Mitra Kalita is a senior writer covering housing at The Wall Street Journal and the author of "My Two Indias: A Journey to the Ends of Opportunity" and "Suburban Sahibs: Three Immigrant Families and Their Passage From India to America," which dissected how immigrants have transformed suburbia.

Ed Lin is the author of Waylaid (2002) andThis Is a Bust (2007), both published by Kaya Press. Snakes Can't Run (2010), the sequel to This Is a Bust, is published by Minotaur Books. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, holds degrees in mining engineering and journalism from Columbia University. He lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung.

Cosponsors
Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY
Asian American Writers' Workshop
Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
Teachers and Writers Collective

 

 

 


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