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Such a Lovely Little War

Marcelino Truong at PEN World Voices Festival in New York (May 2017)


Marcelino Truong, author of the acclaimed graphic memoir about the early years of the Vietnam war, Such a Lovely Little War, appears at two events at the PEN World Voices Festival in New York on May 5 and 6.

In a starred review, Kirkus Reviews called Marcelino's book "a first-rate work of graphic memoir dealing with a pivotal period in modern American history." The book also received acclaim in the New York Times, Book Riot, Booklist, and Mother Jones.

Friday, May 5, 2017
6:00-7:00pm
WASHINGTON MEWS, LA MAISON FRANÇAISE AT NYU, 16 Washington Mews, New York
"Auto-Fiction" featuring Bae Suah, Marcelino Truong, and Oddny Eir; moderated by Sarah Gerard
Each of these three authors has written work that falls on the spectrum of memoir -- some is more fictionalized, and some stays truer to their authors’ lives and experiences. Each author will be reading from and speaking about their work.
A TICKETED EVENT
For more information, see the PEN World Voices website here.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
4:00-5:30pm
161A Chrystie St, New York
"The Radical Act of Drawing a Life" featuring Sandrine Revel (France), Sabrina Jones (U.S.), Gabrielle Bell (U.S.) and Marcelino Truong (France/Vietnam); moderated by Meg Lemke
Drawing a life can be a radical act if you are a woman, an immigrant, or anyone whose experience exists outside of patriarchal norms.
A TICKETED EVENT
For more information, see the PEN World Voices website here.

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