Chippewa Valley Book Festival: The Social Responsibility of Historical Fiction with Jamie Ford
- Dates: October 22, 2022
- Location: Hosted by CVBF with Technical Assistance from the LE Phillips Memorial Public Library
- Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Known for his ability to weave fiction and history into compelling novels, Jamie discusses his latest book, The Many Daughters of Afong Moy, and what draws him to lost history. He’ll also examine the responsibility and challenges of presenting uncomfortable truths to a modern world and why he considers himself to be in the compassion creation business.
JAMIE FORD’s debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, spent two years on the New York Times bestseller list and went on to win the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. Recently, that same novel has been optioned for a stage musical, and also for film, with George Takei serving as Executive Producer. His second book, Songs of Willow Frost, was a national bestseller. Jamie’s latest novel is The Many Daughters of Afong Moy. Registration for this even is required.