Friday, July 13, 2018

Jumpstart Your College Essay at Washtenaw Community College

Jumpstart Your College Essay
Washtenaw Community College
Technical and Industrial Bldg
2 Saturdays, August 18 and 25, 2018, 1-4 pm

Have you been meaning to start your college application essays all summer? What do those questions mean? Where do you even start? How do you fit it all into the word count? This college application essay boot camp prompts you to sit down and just get it done. Using timed writings and discussion, we will inventory your high school experiences, analyze application essay questions, write a good first draft and discuss editing techniques. Bring a laptop, notebook and pen. Bring a friend too!

Please read: Lunch is not provided. For ages 15-18.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Customs & Culture of Chinese Food at AADL

The Customs & Culture of Chinese Food with Cooking Demonstration

Ann Arbor District Library
Downtown Library: Secret Lab
Thursday September 27, 2018: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

For Whom
Grade 6 - Adult

Explore the customs, traditions, and stories surrounding Chinese food and festivals.
What do Chinese people eat at Chinese New Year and the Chinese moon festival, and why?
What role did Chinese restaurants play in American immigration history?
Where were fortune cookies invented?
And who is General Tso and why are we eating his chicken?

Afterward, watch Frances Kai-Hwa Wang demonstrate how to make a smashed cucumber salad and discover your fortune in a cookie!

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jumpstart Your College Essay at Chelsea District Library

Jumpstart Your College Essay
Chelsea District Library
Saturday, September 29, 2-4 pm

Have you been meaning to start your college application essays all summer? What do those questions mean? Where do you even start? How do you fit it all into the word count? This college application essay boot camp prompts you to sit down and just get it done. Using timed writings and discussion, we will inventory your high school experiences, analyze application essay questions, write a good first draft and discuss editing techniques. Bring a laptop, notebook and pen.

Link coming soon

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Writing from the Heart at Volcano Art Center | Volcano Art Center

Big island friends! Come write with me! One-day workshop up at the summit of the volcano! Sat July 21 9:30-4:00.at Volcano Art Center. Bring/send friends

Writing from the Heart at Volcano Art Center | Volcano Art Center

Writing the Stories of Your Life

Big Island friends! Come write with me! Starting this thursday, July 12, for four weeks at UHH. It will be fun (esp since my my mom may sit in on the class with us!) There is still room because of the lava so register now and bring/send friends xoxo see you soon

Writing the Stories of Your Life

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Who Is Vincent Chin? The History and Relevance of a 1982 Killing

June 19, 2018...36 years ago now...

We're all in this together. A Vincent Chin Reader I put together for NBC Asian America last year

Who Is Vincent Chin? The History and Relevance of a 1982 Killing

"Racists are not very smart. Don’t count on them being able to tell any of us apart (not that that would make it ok). Don’t assume that you or your children or your elders are safe because you are not from that other group."

An interview I did with Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles re Vincent Chin case last year that resonates painfully today

Q&A with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang | Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Monday, June 11, 2018

Asian Heritage Street Celebration Newspaper by cccsanfrancisco - issuu

I curated the essays and poetry for "Without Walls," May 2018, Issue 1, published by Chinese Culture Center San Francisco with Tamiko Wong for San Francisco's Asian Heritage Street Celebration

Asian Heritage Street Celebration Newspaper by cccsanfrancisco - issuu

Saturday, June 2, 2018