Gloria Chao - "Our Wayward Fate" - Stephanie Kate Strohm

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Presenter/Author: 
Gloria Chao

A reading and discussion with Gloria Chao, author of Our Wayward Fate and the critically acclaimed American Panda. She will be joined in conversation by Stephanie Kate Strohm. A Q&A and signing will following the discussion.

At 57th Street Books

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About the Book: A teen outcast is simultaneously swept up in a whirlwind romance and down a rabbit hole of dark family secrets when another Taiwanese family moves to her small, predominantly white midwestern town in this remarkable new novel from the critically acclaimed author of American Panda, which The Wall Street Journal called “weepingly funny.”

About the Author: Gloria Chao is the critically acclaimed author of American Panda and Our Wayward Fate. Her wayward journey to fiction included studying business at MIT, then becoming a dentist. Gloria was once a black belt in kung-fu and an avid dancer, but nowadays you can find her teaming up with her husband on the curling ice. Visit her tea-and-book-filled world at GloriaChao.Wordpress.com and find her on Twitter and Instagram @GloriacChao.

About the Interlocutor: Stephanie Kate Strohm is the author of It's Not Me, It's You; The Date to Save; The Taming of the Drew; Prince in Disguise; Love a la Mode; and That's Not What I Heard. After graduating with a joint major in theater and history from Middlebury College, she acted her way around the country, performing in more than 25 states. Although she was born in New York, she currently lives in Chicago, and doesn't discriminate against any type of pizza. Follow her on twitter @StephKateStrohm, on instagram @StephKateStrohm, and visit her online at www.StephanieKateStrohm.com

 

Event Location: 
57th Street Books
1301 E 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637