explorWord Reading Series – hosted by ACWW for Asian Heritage Month

explorWord – Spoken
Word Event – May
7 – 7pm
Location:  Our Town
Café – 96 Kingsway, Vancouver
Featuring Kagan Goh, Jen Lam, Glenn Deer, Fernando Raguero
and others

explorWord – Reading
Series – May
14 – 7pm
Location:  Our Town
Café – 96 Kingsway, Vancouver
SCRIPTING ALOUD: An evening of dramatic and comedic readings and
performances

featuring works by Charlie Cho and Grace Chin; members of the Hot
Sauce Posse; Kathy Leung; and guests
.

explorWord – Reading
Series – May 14 –
1:30
– 5:00pm
Location: Strawberry Hill Library 7399 – 122 Street, Surrey 

SILK ROAD JUNCTION: The caravan of Silky Surrey Stanza
has reached “Korea
– India Junction” Ashok Bhargava is your host and guide. Come to
experience through Indo-Korean dance, music and poetry, how a sixteen
year old
Princess from India
traveled to Korea
two thousand years ago to marry King Kim Suro. Featuring Bong Ja Ahn,
Park Hae
Jung, Regina Choi, Mani Rao, Emily Chu, Manga Basi, and Chung Hye
Seoung.

explorASIAN Red Silk Reading Series – 7pm  
Vancouver
Public Library – Main Branch
May 17 – Simon Fraser
University
, Burnaby
– WAC Bennett Library
May 18 – City of Richmond
– Council Chambers

featuring the launch
of Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Women Poets, with a special
guest:
Rishma
Dunlop and Priscila Uppal, (eds.) and Hiro Boga, Kuldip Gill, Sonnet
LAbbé,
Danielle Lagah, Sharanpal Ruprai,Sandeep Sanghera, Shauna Singh
Baldwin, Proma
Tagore; and special guest Mani Rao. And
readings by South Asian Fiction Writers:
Anar Ali,
Jaspreet
Singh, Sikeena Karmali 

explorWord – Reading
Series – May
21 – 7pm
Location:  Our Town
Café – 96 Kingsway, Vancouver
Featuring Lydia
Kwa, Sook Kong, Fiona Lam, Chris Gatchalian, Rita Wong, Rupinder Sohal

explorWord – Reading
Series – May 28 –
7pm
Location:  Our Town
Café – 96 Kingsway, Vancouver
Featuring Mishtu Banerjee, Joy Kogawa, Hanako Masutani,
Alexis Kienlen, Glenn Deer

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