Sat, Jun 03|
Downtown Santa Ana
Viet Book Fest
An all-day event celebrating Vietnamese diasporic literature happening at various locations in the Downtown Santa Ana area.
Time & Location
Jun 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Downtown Santa Ana, 26 Civic Center Plaza Santa Ana, CA 92701
About the event
The Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association (VAALA) proudly presents Viet Book Fest, a one-day event celebrating Vietnamese diasporic literature scheduled for June 3rd, 2023 in the Downtown Santa Ana area.
The programming will include an author panel and book signing with Khoi Luu (Lưu Trường Khôi), an editor for the 25th Anniversary edition of Watermark: Vietnamese American Poetry and Prose, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, co-founder of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artist Network (DVAN), as well as as well as acclaimed author Lan Duong, who will discuss her newly released poetry collection, Nothing Follows. This event will be moderated by Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen and hosted at the Santa Ana Public Library.
Additionally a Book Market event showcasing several emerging Vietnamese-American authors will take place at Alta Baja Market, followed by a Performance Showcase at The Frida Cinema to wrap up the festivities.
This event is a collaboration with the Diasporic Vietnamese Artist Network (DVAN) to amplify our community’s literary voices. Admissions to events will be free and open to the public.
Don't miss out on the incredible selection of books that will be at this year's Viet Book Fest! You can purchase them by clicking on the link below, and even have the chance to get your copy signed by the authors in attendance! https://bookshop.org/shop/libromobile