Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Today! Free Online Writing workshop at New York Public Library

Happy National Poetry Month! Here are direct links to the three FREE ONLINE classes that I am teaching at New York Public Library through New York Writers Workshop this month. Register today to come write with me!

Prose Poetry Workshop: Finding Your Voice (in English) 4/14/2021 12:00pm EDT/9:00am PDT
https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2021/04/14/prose-poetry-finding-your-voice-frances-kai-hwa-wang#register

Prose Poetry Workshop: Finding the Writer Within (in English) 4/21/2021 12:00pm EDT/9:00am PDT
https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2021/04/21/prose-poetry-finding-writer-within-frances-kai-hwa-wang#register

Prose Poetry Workshop: Finding Your Voice (in Mandarin Chinese) 4/28 12:00pm EDT/9:00am PDT
https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2021/04/28/prose-poetry-finding-your-voice-frances-kai-hwa-wang#register

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Speaking today on "The Long History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US"

Speaking today at the beginning for ten minutes, Saturday, April 10, 2021, 2pm EDT/11am PDT on "The Long History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US" at a virtual roundtable discussion with the Washtenaw Reds.

You have to register in advance to get the link: https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqdO-pqzwqHtJq4yqUZEVA5pBIPvcbF81k

US WAR ON CHINA AND ATTACKS ON ASIAN-AMERICANS
A Virtual Roundtable
Sponsored by the Washtenaw Reds
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 2 PM EDT
1. The Long History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US (that's me)
2. History of Hate Directed at the People’s Republic of China by the US Government, Media and Academia
3. Targeting of Chinese and Chinese American Academics by the US Government:
4. Military Build-up Against the PRC
5. Weaponization of COVID to wage war against the PRC

https://www.facebook.com/groups/35440155862/permalink/10158373280310863

Monday, April 5, 2021

Class: Writing your Family Stories Today at WCC

Today!
Writing your Family History
Washtenaw Community College
Online, 3 Mondays, April 5-19, 2021, 6-8pm EDT, Zoom

Registration Washtenaw Community College -- see https://washtenaw.augusoft.net/index.cfm?fuseaction=1010&catalogid=1

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Speaking: US War on China and Attacks on Asian Americans, April 10, 2pm EDT

I have been invited to speak for ten minutes (then ten minutes of QA), next Saturday, April 10, 2021, 2pm EDT/11am PDT if you want to come for a speed history lesson on "The Long History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US." I'll be up first, so not too long for just my part. Should be interesting.


Attacks on Asian-Americans and the US hybrid war on China are escalating. Please join the Washtenaw Reds for a virtual roundtable Saturday, April 10 at 2 pm for presentations delving into this crisis, followed by discussion, questions, comments.
 
US WAR ON CHINA AND ATTACKS ON ASIAN-AMERICANS
A Virtual Roundtable
Sponsored by the Washtenaw Reds
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 2 PM EDT
1. The Long History of Anti-Asian Violence in the US
2. History of Hate Directed at the People’s Republic of China by the US Government, Media and Academia
3. Targeting of Chinese and Chinese American Academics by the US Government:
4. Military Build-up Against the PRC
5. Weaponization of COVID to wage war against the PRC

Please contact the Washtenaw Reds at washtenawreds@gmail.com or by messaging us here to request the zoom invitation. Please include any organizational affiliation if applicable.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/35440155862/permalink/10158373280310863

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Class: Prose Poetry Finding your Voice at NYPL with NYWW in Chinese!

New York Public Library Online, Poetry Programming, World Literature Festival:
Prose Poetry: Finding your Voice with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang in Mandarin Chinese
散文詩 : 跟著王凱華找回你自己的聲音

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12 - 1 p.m. EDT/ 9:00 am PDT/ 6:00 am HST
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.

PROGRAM LOCATIONS:
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) of New York Public Library
Fully accessible to wheelchairs
Online

How to register: Online

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the New York Public Library with New York Writers Workshop

If you have been scribbling poetry in secret journals for years or if you have been waiting to find time to begin a memoir for your loved ones, it can take time to find your authentic voice or to have enough trust to show your writing to the world, so let’s begin here, one word, one day at a time. Hands-on workshop. What is Prose Poetry? How do I begin? How do I overcome barriers to writing? Bring a notebook and pen.

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a journalist, essayist, and poet focused on issues of Asian America, race, justice, and the arts. Her writing has appeared at NBCAsianAmerica, PRI GlobalNation, Cha Asian Literary Journal, Kartika Review, Drunken Boat. She teaches Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies at University of Michigan and creative writing at University of Hawaii Hilo and Washtenaw Community College. She co-created a multimedia artwork for Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. She is a Knight Arts Challenge Detroit artist. In Chinese School, she was often scolded for having the best spoken Chinese in class and the worst written Chinese. Franceskaihwawang.com @fkwang

This program will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese, partly in English

什麼是散文詩?我該如何開始?如何克服寫作障礙?如果您曾在日記本上暗自寫詩,或等待時機為親人寫回憶錄,可能需要很長的時間才能展示您的作品。讓我們帶上筆記本和筆, 一步一步跟著王凱華教授從這裡開始,動手寫作。

王凱華是一位記者,散文家和詩人,專注於亞裔美國人,種族,正義和藝術領域。她的著作曾發表在多種美國刊物。她在密歇根大學(University of Michigan)教授亞洲/太平洋島民美國研究,並在夏威夷大學希洛(Hilo)和Washtenaw 社區學院教授創作。她在史密森尼亞太美國中心共同創作了多媒體藝術品。其個人資料請參見網站:http://www.franceskaihwawang.com/

此項活動以普通話輔以英文進行


ABOUT NEW YORK WRITERS WORKSHOP
New York Writers Workshop is an alliance of published authors and professional writers of fiction, non-fiction, journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays, who live and teach in New York City and a growing list of locales across the globe. NYWW is dedicated to offering professional guidance, resources and workshops that teach craft, foster creativity, and help writers achieve their goals.

此次活动将在 Google Meet 上举行。在下面注册并提供您的联系信息,以获取参与的链接。讨论之前大约一天,该链接将通过电子邮件发送给您。您需要一台具有音频和/或视频以及互联网连接的设备才能加入。

This program will take place over Google Meet. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the discussion. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Classes: free introductory poetry writing classes at the New York Public Library in April

 On behalf of New York Writers Workshop, I'll be teaching three free introductory poetry writing classes at the New York Public Library in April! April 14, 21, 28, 12:00 noon EDT/ 9:00 am PDT/ 6:00 am HST. Online. Registration required. Free. (One of these may or may not be taught in Mandarin Chinese)

Here are my 3 classes: https://www.nypl.org/events/classes/calendar?keyword=%22frances+kai-hwa+wang%22&target%5B%5D=ad&target%5B%5D=ya&target%5B%5D=cr&city%5B%5D=man&date_op=GREATER_EQUAL&date1=03%2F29%2F2021&location=&topic=&audience=&series=

Check out the rest of the NYWW classes at NYPL https://www.nypl.org/events/classes/calendar?keyword=%22new+york+writers+workshop%22&target%5B%5D=ad&target%5B%5D=ya&target%5B%5D=cr&city%5B%5D=bx&city%5B%5D=man&city%5B%5D=si&date_op=GREATER_EQUAL&date1=03%2F29%2F2021&location=&topic=&audience=&series=

DATE/TIMETITLE/DESCRIPTIONLOCATIONAUDIENCE
Wed, April 14
@ 12 noon
ONLINE
Prose Poetry: Finding your Voice with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the New York Public Library with New York Writers Workshop If you have been scribbling poetry in secret journals for years or if you have been waiting to find time to begin a memoir for your loved ones, it can take time to find your authentic voice or to have enough trust to show your writing to the world, so let’s begin here, one word, one day at a time. Hands-on workshop. What is Prose Poetry? How do I begin? How do I overcome barriers to writing? Bring a no…
Webster Library
Online
Adults
Wed, April 21
@ 12 noon
ONLINE
Prose Poetry: Finding the Writer within with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the New York Public Library with New York Writers Workshop To become a writer, one simply has to write. Regularly, weekly, daily, courageously. How do writers develop a regular writing routine or writing practice? Hands-on workshop with short timed writing exercises and tips and tricks to stretch one’s creativity. What is Prose Poetry? How do I begin? How do I overcome barriers to writing? Bring a notebook and pen. Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a journalist, essayi…
Harlem Library
Online
Adults
Wed, April 28
@ 12 noon
ONLINE
Prose Poetry: Finding your Voice with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the New York Public Library with New York Writers Workshop If you have been scribbling poetry in secret journals for years or if you have been waiting to find time to begin a memoir for your loved ones, it can take time to find your authentic voice or to have enough trust to show your writing to the world, so let’s begin here, one word, one day at a time. Hands-on workshop. What is Prose Poetry? How do I begin? How do I overcome barriers to writing? Bring a no…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults