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Xu Xi at the Rockland Public Library

Submitted by Marion Fearing on Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:54pm

Please visit the Rockland Public Library on Thursday, February 7th at 6PM to see author Xu Xi give a talk about her recent books. The event will be help from 6:30-8PM, but Sherman's will be selling books at 6PM. This an exciting event with a wonderful author, and it is not to be missed!

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Xu Xi 許素細 is author of five novels, seven collections of short fiction and/or essays, one memoir and editor or co-editor of four anthologies of Hong Kong writing in English.  Her most recent titles are a novel That Man in Our Lives (C&R 2016), a memoir Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For a City (Penguin, 2017) and Insignificance: Hong Kong Stories (Signal 8 2018).  Forthcoming books include This Fish is a Fowl: Essays of Being (American Lives Series – Univ. Nebraska, March, 2019) and The Art & Craft of Asian Stories – co-editor (Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2019-20).  She is Faculty Co-Director of the International MFA in Creative Writing & Literary Translationat Vermont College of Fine Arts, co-founder of Authors at Large and fiction editor-at-large for Tupelo Press.  An Indonesian-Chinese-American diehard transnational, she previously inhabited the flight path connecting New York, Hong Kong and the South Island of New Zealand. These days, she splits her life, unevenly, between the state of New York and the rest of the world.

Event date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
80 Union Street
Rockland, ME 04841
Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy to a City (Penguin Specials: The Hong Kong Series) Cover Image
By Xu Xi
ISBN: 9780734399380
Availability: Usually Ships in 2 Days
Published: Penguin Random House Australia - December 1st, 2017