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Monique Truong Meet & Greet

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The AAC welcomes author Monique Truong to UNC as the 2023 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence! We are hosting a meet and greet dinner with Truong on Monday, March 27th at 6:30pm at a location to be announced. Spots are currently full but you may add yourself to the waitlist in the event we have cancellations:

About Monique Truong

Monique Truong is the Vietnamese American author of the bestselling, award-winning novels The Book of Salt, Bitter in the Mouth, and The Sweetest Fruits and the co-author of the forthcoming children’s picture book Mai’s Áo Dài. She’s also a former refugee, essayist, avid eater, lyricist/librettist, and intellectual property attorney (more or less in this order). A Guggenheim Fellow, U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Fellow in Tokyo, Princeton University’s Hodder Fellow, Visiting Writer at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, and Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence at Baruch College, Truong received the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature in 2021.


March 27
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Asian American Center
(919) 966-0275
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