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AAC BBQ Club
February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Group reading and discussion of Monique Truong’s A Love Letter to North Carolina’s Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge, which details her culture clash from her life in Vietnam to her new surroundings in America.
Pulled pork barbeque will be served.
Registration required: go.unc.edu/AACbbq
This event is in preparation for Truong’s campus visit in March and counts as Campus Life Experience.
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.