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Sat 09/04
2010
Berkeley,
CA
West Coast Live!
A nationally syndicated NPR show. Interview Broadcast from the Freight and Salvage Coffee House
2020 Addison Street near Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Time: 9:30AM
Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
RESERVATIONS--for your 2 hours of slow-food radio with conversation, music and play: 415-664-9500, or TICKETWEB
A fully live national 2-hour radio variety show hosted every weekend by Sedge Thomson and featuring author interviews, music, and comedy.
 
Tue 09/14
2010
San Francisco,
CA
City Lights Books
261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133
Time 7:00pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thu 09/16
2010
Berkeley,
CA
Mrs. Dalloway's
2904 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA
Time 7:30pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Tue 09/21
2010
West Hollywood,
CA
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Time 7:00pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
09/02 - 10/03
2010
San Francisco,
CA
Driftwood Salon Gallery presents:
Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA)

A Place of Her Own, Phase II
39 Isis St. (between 12th St & 11th St.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
www.driftwoodsalon.com
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 12pm - 6pm
A Place of Her Own, a mutli-faceted artistic approach responding to the question, "If you had a place of your own, what would it be?"
 
Thu 10/07
2010
Portland,
OR
Reed College
"The Visiting Writers Series"

Psychology Building Auditorium 105
Time: 6:30pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Sat 10/09
2010
Seattle,
WA
Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Time: 7:00pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Sat 10/16
2010
Santa Rosa,
CA
Copperfield's Books
Montgomery Village
2316 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Time: 7:00pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thu 10/21
2010
San Francisco,
CA
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Time: 7:00pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Fri 10/29
2010
Sacramento,
CA
Stories On Stage
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street (Between Q & R)
Sacramento, CA 95816
Featuring the work of Angie Chau, performed by an actor.
Donation: $5
Join us for refreshments, beginning 7:00pm
For more info: valeriefioravanti.com »Thu
Story introduced by the author and read by an actor, and book signing
 
Sat 10/30
2010
Point Reyes
Station,
CA
Point Reyes Books
11315 State Route 1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Reading with Pam Houston author of Cowboys Are My Weakness
Time: 8:00 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thu 11/04
2010
San Francisco,
CA
Hedgebrook Benefit
Residence of Sarah Ladipo Manyika's
Cole Valley
San Francisco, CA 94117
Reading with Leslie Larson author of Breaking Out of Bedlam and Karen Llagas author of Archipelago Dust
Time: 7pm
 
Tue 11/09
2010
Davis, CA UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
126 Voorhies (new location)
Time: 7:00 pm
Reading with James Kaelan
 
Sat 11/13
2010
San Francisco,
CA
Chinatown Branch, San Francisco Public Library
1135 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Time: 2:30 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Sat 11/13
2010
San Francisco,
CA
Writers With Drinks
The Make-Out Room
3225 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 647-2888
www.writerswithdrinks.com
Time: 7:30pm
Reading with Debbie Stoller, Indigo Moor, Deb Campo, Richard Kadrey and Larry-Bob Roberts
 
Wed 12/01
2010
Oakland, CA Mills College Art Museum
Binh Danh Exhibit "Collecting Memories"
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
Time: 7 pm
For more info: Mills College website » Reading with Isabelle Pelaud and Troung Tran
 
Tue Mar 01
2011
San Francisco,
CA
Drew School
2901 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94115-2432
Time: 12-3pm
Class visit, Author reading, conversation, and book signing

This event open to Drew students only

 
Thu Mar 03
2011
Merced, CA University of California, Merced
Classroom Building, Willow Room COB 322 (next to the Library)
5200 North Lake Rd.
Merced, CA 95343
Time: 7pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing

Open to the public and free admission

 
Sat Mar 05
2011
Sacramento,
CA
Authors on the Move
Fundraiser for Sacramento Library Foundation

Hyatt Hotel, downtown Sacramento
Time: 4:00-10:00 pm
Sacramento’s premier literary event - is a fundraiser for the Sacramento Library Foundation benefiting the 27 branch libraries with literacy and tutoring programs as well as books and materials.

Sold Out Event

 
Tue Mar 08
2011
Oakland, CA California College of the Arts
Oakland Campus
Nahl Hall
5212 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618
Time: 7:30 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing

Open to the public and free admission

 
Thu Mar 10
2011
Sausalito, CA Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series
Studio 333 on Caledonia Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
$5 donation suggested
http://whytherearewords.wordpress.com »
Time: 7 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing

Open to the public and free admission

 
Tue Mar 15
2011
Radio Love Letters Live
Radio Interview with Janet Gallin
Click on kusf.org to listen on live stream
www.lovelettersquad.com »
Time: 12:30pm
 
Wed Mar 16
2011
Berkeley, CA Pegasus Books Downtown Berkeley
"Lyrics and Dirges" hosted by Tomas Moniz
2349 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA
Time: 7:30pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing

Open to the public and free admission

 
Thur Apr 14
2011
Stockton, CA University of the Pacific
Sponsored by Writing in the Disciplines, The Writing Center
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
Time: 3:00-4:30pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing

Open to the public and free admission

Fri May 06
2011
San Francisco,
CA
Asian Coalition Scholarship Award Dinner
Sponsored by City College of San Francisco
Location and Time: TBD Restaurant in Chinatown
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Sat May 07
2011
San Jose, CA Bridging Cultures & Generations: A Conversation on Vietnamese American Literature
Featuring Writers: Angie Chau, Andrew Lam, Isabelle Pelaud
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Second floor, Rooms 225-229
150 East San Fernando Street
San José
Time: 3-5pm
Reading with Isabelle Pelaud and Andrew Lam

Open to the public and free admission

 
Fri May 20
2011
Boston, MA Excel High School
95 G Street
South Boston, MA 02127-2920

Time: TBD
Class Visit- Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thur July 14
2011
San Francisco,
CA
THE BOOKSMITH
ANGIE CHAU, ANDREW LAM, and ISABELLE PELAUD talk about Vietnamese American Identity, Literature and California
More details at booksmith.com
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, California 94117
Time: 7:30pm
 
Thur July 21
2011
San Francisco,
CA
InsideStorytime FABLES at Cafe Royale
800 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Author Reading.
The line up includes: Michael David Lukas (The Oracle of Stamboul), Angie Chau (Quiet as They Come), Heather Fowler (Suspended Heart), Andrew Dugas (Sleepwalking in Paradise), and Suzanne Kleid. With MC Ransom Stephens (The God Patent).

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thur Sep 29
2011
Hayward, CA Chabot College
English 25: Asian-American Literature
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA. 94545
Time: 10:30-11:45am
Class visit: author reading and discussion
 
Wed Oct 12
2011
Red Wing, MN St. James Hotel
406 Main Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
Time: 12 noon
Author reading, discussion, and book signing
 
Sat Nov 5
2011
Claremont, CA PAMLA 2011, Scripps College
109th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
“First Fiction: Remembering and Forgetting”
Time: 1:30-3pm
Panel discussion with Shawna Ryan, Benjamin Bac Sierra, and Chair Sandra Park
 
Tue Nov 15
2011
San Francisco,
CA
Feast of Words, A Literary Pot Luck
SomArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan (at Eighth St.),
San Francisco, CA 94103
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Featuring the author paired with an accomplished chef for a night of food and literature
 
Thur Dec 1
2011
San Francisco,
CA
San Francisco State University
Vietnamese American Literature
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Room EP 101
Time: 9:30am
Class visit: author reading and discussion
 
Sat Dec. 10
2011
San Francisco,
CA
DVAN's Annual Holiday Fundraiser
Reading, Art, Food, and Silent Auction: Featuring a reading by Angie Chau and exhibits by visual artists Julie Thi Underhill and Viet Le.
Suggested Donation: $10-20

California College of the Arts Writers' Studio
195 DeHaro St. (at 15th St.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Time: 6-10pm
 
Thur Dec 15
2011
Ho Chi Minh
City, Vietnam
Women and the Writer's Career: Experiences Shared and Tips to Success
Venue:
American Center, 8th Floor, Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Author Angie Chau will share her perspectives as a Vietnamese-American writer, discuss the inspiration for her work, and give tips for success. Drawing on her experience as an executive recruiter, she will also talk about best practices applicable to women writers and female professionals in advancing their careers. Angie Chau is based in San Francisco, California and is the author of the critically acclaimed story collection, Quiet As They Come.
 
Thur Dec 27
2011
Hanoi,
Vietnam
Women and the Writer's Career: Experiences Shared and Tips to Success
Venue: 1st Floor, Rose Garden Tower, 170 Ngoc Khanh Street
Hanoi, Vietnam
Time: 3:00 p.m.

Author Angie Chau will share her perspectives as a Vietnamese-American writer, discuss the inspiration for her work, and give tips for success. Drawing on her experience as an executive recruiter, she will also talk about best practices applicable to women writers and female professionals in advancing their careers. Angie Chau is based in San Francisco, California and is the author of the critically acclaimed story collection, Quiet As They Come.
 
Wed Feb 8
2012
San Jose, CA Evergreen Valley College, Authors’ Series
3095 Yerba Buena Rd.
San Jose, CA 95135
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Wed Feb 22
2012
Lynnwood,
WA
Women's History Awareness Month Brown Bag Lecture Series: “A female immigrant’s journey to success”.
Collaborations: Brown Bag L.S., ACCE, DSC, OSL, ASEdCC, Vietnamese Club, Faculty, and Black Box.

Edmonds Community College
20000 68th Ave. W.
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thur Feb 23
2012
Seattle, WA University of Washington
Simpson Center for the Humanities
Allen Library South, Research Commons, Green Room A
Time: 12:00 PM
Author reading, conversation, and book signing
 
Thur Feb 23
2012
Seattle, WA World Cafe: "Exploring our connections to Vietnam and one another"
PeaceTrees Vietnam and Vietnam Friendship Association
An evening of Conversation and Refreshments

The World Café is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited, so please register in advance.
New Holly Gathering Hall
7054 32nd Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118

Time: 5:30 - 8:00 pm Keynote Speaker: Reading followed by Group Discussion
 
Wed March 7,
2012
San Francisco,
CA
Drew School
2901 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Time: 9-10:30am
Author reading, Q&A, and book signing
 
Fri April 13,
2012
Pebble Beach,
CA
Stevenson School -- Pebble Beach Campus
3152 Forest Lake Road
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Time: Noon
Author reading, writing exercise, Q&A, and book signing
 
Sat April 21,
2012
Santa Rosa, CA Chew On This!
Benefit Dinner for Sonoma County Public Library Foundation

211 E Street
Santa Rosa CA
6:15pm wine and hors d'oeuvres
7:00pm dinner with the authors
Tickets: $105 /person
Buy tickets here
Please join us on April 21st for an evening of fine wine, food and conversation with Bay Area authors to benefit the Sonoma County Library system and Book Festival.
 
Tues May 1,
2012
San Francisco,
CA
City College of SF
John Adams Campus, Auditorium

1860 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Time 11-12:30pm
Author reading, writing exercise, Q&A, and book signing
 
Mon May 7,
2012
San Francisco,
CA
City College of SF
Rosenberg Library, room 301

50 Phelan Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
Time 12-1 p.m.
Author reading, Q&A, and book signing
 
Mon May 7,
2012
San Francisco,
CA
City College of SF
Mission Campus, room 106

1125 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
Time 7:-8:30 p.m.
Author reading, Q&A, and book signing
 
Wed, May 16
2012
San Francisco,
CA
New California Writing 2012, HeyDay Books Launch Party
California Historical Society
678 Mission St., San Francisco

Rapid-fire readings by Angie Chau, Maxine Hong Kingston, Dean Rader, J. Tony Serra, Greg Sarris, Alexandra Teague, Stef Willen, and others.
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Author reading, Q&A, and book signing
 
Thurs, Aug 9
2012
678 Mission St.
San Francisco,
CA 94156
(415) 357-1848

California Historical Society
Join local authors Angie Chau and Andrew Lam for a reading and discussion on Vietnamese American identity in literature and California.

Free event, but please RSVP at chauandlam.eventbrite.com.


Time: 6:00 pm
 
Sat, Oct 13,
2012
6:30-8:30pm
Boise, ID Vinh Son Orphanages (VSO) Benefit Event
"Second Annual Noodle Bowl"

Angie will be the keynote speaker for a benefit event to raise money for VSO, six orphanages in the Kontum province of Vietnam. Come out to celebrate a good cause with Vietnamese food, drinks, silent auction, and book signing to follow.

Cathedral of the Rockies Fellowship Hall
717 North 11th St.
Boise, ID 83702

Time: 6:30-8:30pm
 
Sat, Nov 3,
2012
Palo Alto,
CA
NorCal UVSA Summit 2012
Stanford University

Join authors Angie Chau and Andrew Lam as they discuss, "Desire and Shame in the Vietnamese Diaspora."

Time: 10:10am-11:10am
 
Thur, Jan 24,
2013
San Francisco,
CA
ARC Studios & Gallery

Kearny Street Workshop and Slice of Mooncake: SF Asian Literature Club present a community reception with Angie Chau, author of Quiet As They Come.

Author in conversation with Sher Kong of Slice of Mooncake Literature Club. Reading, Q&A, and reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

ARC Studios & Gallery
1246 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

 
Sat, Jan 26
2013
Alameda, CA A Few Good Women Series

A Few Good Women Series, Alameda presents local writers Angie Chau, author of Quiet as They Come, and Valerie Haynes Perry, author of Members. Author reading, Q&A, and book signing to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Books Inc. Alameda
1344 Park St.
Alameda, CA 94501

 
Wed
Feb 13
2013
San Rafael
CA
Marin Academy

Discussion with the Author on the Short Story.

Author reading, Q&A, and writing excercises with the class to follow. This event is for students and faculty of Marin Academy only.

Marin Academy
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Time: 9:25am

 
Sun
Mar 17
2013
Oakland
CA
California Writers Club - "By interlinking her stories, Chau invites us to compare and contrast the short-story collection with the novel as a literary form. Her use of multiple viewpoints to create a reality shared by different characters raises interesting questions of craft. We'll have much to discuss with her at the March meeting."

Main Oakland Library, Walters Community Room, 125 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612, 2:30pm

The CALIFORNIA WRITERS boasts approximately 1600 members in 19 branches throughout the state and celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2009. It is a 501(c) (3) educational nonprofit dedicated to educating members and the public-at-large in the craft of writing and in the marketing of their work.

 
Thurs
May 9
2013
Bakersfield,
CA
Cal State University Bakersfield
Free reading open to the public followed by Q&A.

Dezember Reading Room
Cal State Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Time: 4pm
 
Thurs
July 11
2013
Bakersfield,
CA
"The Geography of Story" - One Day Writing Workshop

Walter Stiern Library
Cal State University Bakersfield
Time: 10am-4pm

Participants must sign up in advance
Please click here to apply for this workshop.
 
Mon
March 3
2014
Berkeley, CA
Berkeley "Other Voices" Series: Author Angie Chau

Location:
Multicultural Community Center
Hearst Field Annex
Building D, Room 37
UC Berkeley

For more information call (510) 643-5737,
or visit the Berkeley Other Voices page

Event Flyer

Time: 12-1 pm
 
Wed
Oct 29
2014
Santa Rosa, CA Santa Rosa High alum, author returns

Twenty-two years after she graduated from Santa Rosa High School, author Angie Chau is coming back to campus to talk about writing, the lives of immigrants from Vietnam and whatever else might occur to her and the audience.

Location:
Santa Rosa High School
Santa Rosa, CA
Time: 7 pm
 

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