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Ed Lin 99 Ways to Die Novel Reading Night with Special Guests - Steph Cha, Chiwan Choi, and Neela Banerjee

Awesome night of readings by the great Ed Lin who makes it a point to always read at GR. The planning begins with jokes galore although he's probably 100% serious under it all, and then the next thing you know the night is here. The smart thing that Ed Lin does is create vibes for each of his events. No two are the same and that's how he handles it. This time he brought special guests who are also authors: Steph Cha, Chiwan Choi, and Neela Banerjee. The tone was healthy and cerebral. You had to sit, listen, and make mental pictures. We hope to see Ed Lin on his next go around.  Ed, Neela, and Chiwan. The Sucklord! Yes...

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GR2 Friday May 25th 8pm Tongue and Groove Author Readings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tongue and Groove – Author Readings Friday 5/25 8pm Giant Robot 2  2062 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-445-9276 In celebration of National Asian American/Pacific Islanders Heritage month, Conrad Romo’s Tongue and Groove Series will make an appearance at Giant Robot 2 featuring Frannie Choi, Chiwan Choi, Ed Lin, Traci Kato Kiriyama and others bios Chiwan Choi is a writer, editor, teacher, and publisher Abductions is his second book of poetry. Ed Lin is the author of Waylaid,This Is a Bust and Snakes Can’t Run. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. The native New Yorker’s latest book is One Red Bastard, by Minotaur. He’ll be...

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Two New Books for You

Chiwan Choi lights it up! One of the pleasures in reading out is meeting other writers. April was a great month for me because I got to read with two stand-up guys who are also great writers with incredible new books out on indie nonprofit presses. Chiwan Choi, whom I was introduced to by my close pal Soya Jung, is the author of The Flood, a collection of poems, just published by Tia Chucha Press. He makes me think of a neo-Bukowski and his poems make me feel dirty and unloved. It’s easy to make people feel good. It’s harder to push people over to the crevasses and make them take a good hard look down. “and one day/i told...

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