Asian Canadian Writer’s Workshop Community Dinner
May 29th Saturday
Foo’s Ho Ho Restaurant, 102 Pender Street East Vancouver, BC
$30 for 8 course Chinese Dinner
We will celebrate the book launch of Henry Chow and Other Stories
We will honour community builders:
- Marty Chan, playwright, author and writer for radio and tv.
Marty is best known as a playwright for Mom, Dad, I’m Living With a White Girl as well as writing for CBC Radio’s Dim Sum Diaries and appearing in CBC TV’s Jake and the Kid. He is also the writer of a series of young adult novels.
- Tradewind Books – publishers Michael Katz and Carol Frank
Michael Katz and Carol Frank have published many children and youth books addressing cultural diversity. Titles include Abby’s Birds, The Jade Necklace, Bamboo, What Happened This Summer and Henry Chow. The Bone Collector’s Son, by Paul Yee, is the only Children’s book to receive the Vancouver Book Prize.
Both have made significant contributions to the Asian Canadian literary community.
Past recipients of ACWW Community Awards are:
Roy Mah, Wayson Choy, Paul Yee, Harvey Lowe, Roy Miki, Fred Wah, The Bulletin (National Association of Japanese Canadians), Joy Kogawa, Scott McIntyre and Gim Wong.
To attend the dinner, please RSVP as seating is limited
Todd Wong, ACWW vice-president