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"Living with the Lolas" - An evening with M. Evelina Galang
When: July 2 at 6:30pm
Where: Bindlestiff Studio, 185 6th Street, San Francisco
Tickets: Free; donations gladly accepted
Join us to hear award-winning author and activist M. Evelina Galang talk about the Filipina Comfort Women of WWII.
Named one of the most influential Filipinas in the United States by Filipina Women’s Network, M. Evelina Galang is the author of the novel, One Tribe (New Issues Press), the story collection, Her Wild American Self (Coffee House Press) and the editor of the anthology Screaming Monkeys (Coffee House Press). The recipient of numerous awards, including the 2004 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards Advancing Human Rights and the 2004 AWP Prize in the Novel, she has worked as an advocate of surviving Filipina “Comfort Women” of WWII since 1998. Galang directs the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Miami and is one of the core faculty members of VONA. Her second novel, Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery, is forthcoming with Coffee House Press in the fall of 2013.