Friday, April 18, 7-9 p.m. Reading
Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (http://www.bookcellarinc.com/)
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Sugi Ganeshananthan's first novel, LOVE MARRIAGE, with a reading and Q&A by Sugi, accompanied by brief readings from authors Mary Anne Mohanraj, Ranjit Souri and visiting Laotian poet, Bryan Thao Worra. $5-$10 suggested donation at the door.
Saturday, April 19, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Reading
Three S. Asian-American authors come together to offer you tales of love and marriage. Sugi Ganeshananthan will be reading from her first novel, LOVE MARRIAGE, Kali Plomin from her first novel, HOME BEFORE THE MONSOON, and Mary Anne Mohanraj from her collection of Sri Lankan-American stories, BODIES IN MOTION. This event is part of Asian American Studies Conference; registration is required. Lunch is included. http://www.aaastudies.org/2008/index.html
Saturday, April 19, 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. Writing Workshop
Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Rm. 720
Sugi Ganeshananthan will lead a fiction writing workshop and discuss aspects of publishing your first novel. Pre-registration is recommended; space is limited to 15 participants. $5-10 suggested donation; free to Roosevelt students, faculty and staff. To register, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the SUBJ line: WORKSHOP REGISTRATION. This event is kindly co-sponsored by the Roosevelt University MFA in Creative Writing.