|An Evening with Author Cathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings|
Event Type: Adults|
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
[Online] Cathy Park Hong discusses her New York Times best-selling book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, a collection of honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original essays that explore Asian American consciousness. Time Magazine featured Minor Feelings as one of the best books of 2020, calling Hong “an energetic and necessary voice in the dialogue surrounding racism in the U.S.”Vernon Area Public Library
Ms. Hong is the poetry editor of the New Republic and is a professor at Rutgers-Newark University.
Ms. Hong will be in conversation with Chicago journalist Monica Eng, currently a reporter for Axios. Ms. Eng worked at Chicago's WBEZ-AM for eight years as the station's "Curious City" reporter, and spent 16 years as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune.
Presented in partnership with multiple Chicago-area libraries.
Thank you to these independent booksellers for supporting this event. Books can be purchased at: Anderson’s Bookshop, Barbaras Bookstore, Book Bin, The Book Stall
Closed captioning will be available.
This program uses Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in (no video required) from your phone.
On the Vernon Library app: TAP HERE to register for this program.
A recording of this program will be available on YouTube.
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485