Michelle Cruz Skinner has published two short story collections, Balikbayan and Mango Seasons (nominated for the 1996 Philippine National Book Award). She teaches at an independent preparatory institution, Punahou School in Hawaii (President Obama’s alma mater).
She was born in Manila and raised primarily in Olongapo City, Philippines. A short story from her first collection was selected for the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project. Her work has been adapted for stage and public radio and she has read extensively at universities and conferences, both in the Philippines and on the mainland.
** Complimentary sandwiches will be provided! (First come, first serve) **
March 5th, 2010 | 6PM – 8PM
Prior to B.C. Tizenor’s Art Reception
1651 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026-5026
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