Tuesday, August 29, 2017

#Authors Veronica Montes & Linda Ty-Casper in HOT OFF THE PRESS LITERARY READINGS Oct. 7 & 8, 2017 #FilAm


Here are two more authors who'll be participating  in the HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings in San Francisco on October 7 and 8, 2017.  These readings are part of the Filipino American International Book Festival. They will be held at the San Francisco Main Library at 100 Larkin Street, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102.

I'll be featuring more participants of the HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings, so stay tuned.

To view the complete schedule of the three HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings, click here : http://cbrainard.blogspot.com/2017/09/schedule-hot-off-press-literary.html

Veronica Montes will be reading from Benedicta Takes Wing and Other Stories, PALH 2018

Veronica Montes was born in San Francisco and came of age in the fog and mist of Daly City. Her writing has appeared in journals and anthologies including Contemporary Fiction by Filipinos in AmericaGoing Home To a Landscape: Writings by FilipinasBamboo RidgeSmokeLong Quarterly, and many others. Her collection of fiction, Benedicta Takes Wing and Other Stories, will be released by Philippine American Literary House in 2018. Advance copies are available for the #FilAmBookFest. Connect with her at veronica-montes.com 

Linda Ty-Casper's daughter Kristina Casper-Denman, will read from Linda's book, A River, One-Woman Deep: Stories, PALH 2017.

Linda Ty-Casper is the author of 16 books that deal with Philippine events from the 18th century, the 1896 Philippine revolution, the Philippine-American War (1898-1902), World War II, on to the Martial Law years of the Marcos Dictatorship, and the post-Marcos days until the early 2000s, where her recent novella, A River, One-Woman Deep, leads us.  So powerful are her writings that two of her historical novels (Fortress in the Plaza and Wings of Stone) were banned in the Philippines during the Marcos Dictatorship.

Ms. Casper’s awards include the SEA WRITE Award, UNESCO/P.E.N., Rockefeller (Bellagio), Radcliffe Fellowship, among others. For more information:

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