The Book Cellar
Join us at the Sulzer Library to celebrate the release of Hong Kong Noir, an anthology from Akashic Books that spotlights mystery stories centered in Hong Kong. Coeditor Susan Blumberg-Kason and contributor Tiffany Hawk will be reading from and discussing the book.
About Hong Kong Noir:
Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. In Hong Kong Noir, fourteen of the city's finest authors explore the dark heart of the Pearl of the Orient in haunting stories of depravity and despair.
About Susan Blumberg-Kason:
Susan Blumberg-Kason is the author of Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair With China Gone Wrong. Her writing has also appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books China Blog and China channel, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Asian Jewish Life, and several Hong Kong anthologies. She received an MPhil in government and public administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Blumberg-Kason lives in Chicago and frequently travels to Hong Kong.
About Tiffany Hawk:
Tiffany Hawk is a novelist, editor, and writing mentor. She provides one-on-one attention, intensive feedback, customized instruction, and a whole hell of a lot of moral support to novelists and memoirists who want to turn pro.