Mai Neng Moua will discuss the importance of written literature in the Hmong community, which has only had a formal writing system since the 1950s and share reactions to the memoir from members of her own community.
The book sales committee will have copies of The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story available for purchase at this event. Please an autographing session following the presentation.
The reading is free and open to the public at 12:30 pm. Lunch is by reservation only.