Tuesday, October 19, 2010
ANGELICA'S DAUGHTERS - LAUNCH NOV. 6, SAN FRANCISCO
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR - Saturday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7 pm, Angelica's Daughters in San Francisco
Just to let all know that Veronica Montes and I will be doing a reading/signing of ANGELICA'S DAUGHTERS, A DUGTUNGAN NOVEL, in a PAWA sponsored event, Saturday, November 6, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco, California.
I have requested that copies of Growing Up Filipino II be made available at the event as well. I hope that those of you in the Bay Area can attend. Or please, tell your friends who live in the San Francisco area, or post in your blogs, etc.
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard is the award-winning author of 9 books, including When the Rainbow Goddess Wept, Magdalena, Vigan and Other Stories, and Out of Cebu: Essays and Personal Prose. She edited four books, co-edited six books, and co-authored a novel, Angelica's Daughters. Her work has been translated into Finnish and Turkish; and many of her stories and articles have been widely anthologized. Cecilia has received many awards, including a California Arts Council Fellowship in Fiction, a Brody Arts Fund Award, a Special Recognition Award for her work dealing with Asian American youths, as well as a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Senate, 21st District, and the Outstanding Individual Award from her birth city, Cebu, Philippines. She has received several travel grants from the USIS. She has lectured and performed at UCLA, USC, University of Connecticut, University of the Philippines, PEN, Shakespeare & Company in Paris, and many others. She teaches creative writing at the Writers Program at UCLA-Extension.