“All Mixed Up” – Book launch dedicated to creative Hapa (mixed race Asians)

“All Mixed Up”
– Book launch dedicated to creative Hapa (mixed race Asians)

The editors of “All Mixed Up,” a chapbook dedicated to the writing,
art, photography, and social commentary by and about Hapas (mixed race
Asians), announce a celebration for the publication.

— Thursday, January 18, 2007, 6-8 pm, Centre A, 2 West Hastings Street
Vancouver contributors include:
Margaret Gallagher
Kelty McKinnon
Mark Nakada
Debora O
Haruko Okano and Fred Wah
Michael Tora Speier

Authors will read, perform, and sign chapbooks.  There will also be
performances and film screenings by special guests, including animator
Jeff Chiba Stearns and local band Mimi's Ami!

— If you are Hapa and would like to perform or read at Centre A,
please email mixedupbooks@gmail.com.
— Bookstore and Cafe owners, if you would like to hold a
reading/signing at your business, please email
brandylien.worrall@gmail.com.

“All Mixed Up” will be on sale for $12/copy.  “All Mixed Up” is a
limited-run chapbook collection, and each copy is handcrafted.
Proceeds from the sale of this chapbook go toward the publication of
the complete works of the “Mixed Up” series (three chapbooks total),
entitled, “Completely Mixed Up,” forthcoming in 2007.

For more information, email mixedupbooks@gmail.com.

Thanks to the following sponsors for their support:
Rhizome Cafe     http://www.rhizomecafe.ca/
Centre A     http://www.centrea.org
Powell Street Festival     http://powellstfestival.shinnova.com/
Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC     http://www.cchsbc.ca
UBC Initiative for Student Teaching & Research in Chinese Canadian
Studies

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“All Mixed Up”–Third and Final Volume of Mixed Up Hapa Chapbook Series
Released

Mixt Up Productions is proud to announce the release of the third and
final chapbook in the “Mixed Up” hapa chapbook series, begun in 1999.
The final chapbook has been six years in the making, and is a
compelling addition to the series devoted to the creative works and
social commentaries by and about mixed race Asian North American
writers, artists, and scholars.  Each limited-edition copy is
hand-sewn, embellished, and numbered.  All copies of the previous two
chapbooks were sold out, and the editors of this third one expect a
quick sell-out as well.

Nineteen writers, artists, and scholars are included in this volume:

Sumi Braun, California
Margaret Gallagher, Vancouver, British Columbia
Jeneen Garcia, the Philippines
Sherlyn Jimenez, Connecticut
Christian Langworthy, New York
Trina Mendiola, California
Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon, Vancouver, British Columbia
Rashaan Alexis Meneses, California
Dorian Merina, New York
Shyamala Moorty, California
Mark Nakada, Vancouver, British Columbia
Debora O, Vancouver, British Columbia
Stevii Paden, Pennsylvania
Haruko Okano and Fred Wah, Vancouver, British Columbia
Michael Tora Speier, Vancouver, British Columbia
Claire Tran, California
Brandy Lien Worrall, Vancouver, British Columbia
James Lawrence Ardena, Washington

To order a copy of “All Mixed Up,” or for inquiries, email
mixedupbooks@gmail.com.  The price of the chapbook is $12 plus
shipping and handling.  Proceeds of this chapbook go toward the
publication of the complete works of the “Mixed Up” series, entitled,
“Completely Mixed Up,” forthcoming in 2007.

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