A book party with Thai American author Rattawut Lapcharoensap for "Sightseeing", his debut collection of short stories. Please join us for this event in our newly arranged offices. Cava, Vietnamese food and Poets & Writers magazine give away.
$5 suggested donation
Sightseeing (Grove Press, 2005), by Rattawut Lapcharoensap is a collection of stories set largely in contemporary Thailand, features short stories of family bonds, youthful romance, generational conflicts and cultural shifts
beneath the glossy surface of a warm, Edenic setting through vivid assemblage of parents and children, natives and transients, ardent lovers
and sworn enemies.
Rattawut Lapcharoensap received an MFA in creative writing at the University of Michigan. His honors include the David TK Wong Fellowship, the Avery Jules Hopwood award, and the Andrea Beauchamp prize. His stories have appeared and are forthcoming in Granta, Glimmer Train, Zoetrope: All Story, and Best New American Voices, edited by Francine Prose.
For more information, contact the Workshop at 212-494-0061 or visit http://www.aaww.org
Added by oliver on March 8, 2005