Teen Books Alive with Malinda Lo!


10:00 a.m. Free admission to the exhibition Making a Home: Artists and Immigration
11 a.m. Program
12 p.m. Q&A and giveaway

In partnership with the Houston Public Library, we welcome the best-selling author of Last night at the Telegraph Clubwhich was named best book of 2021 by NPR, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, Kirkus, Weekly editors, BookPage, and was a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards. Join Malinda Lo for a conversation about identity and representation in her latest book, her illustrious career, and recent challenges with book censorship.

Following the conversation, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session and 50 teens will have the chance to receive a copy of his book, Last night at the Telegraph Club.

All guests are welcome to come to Asia Society early at 10 a.m. to enjoy our new exhibition, Making a Home: Artists and Immigration. Guests who attend the event will receive free admission to the exhibition.

About the Author

Malinda Lo is the New York Times bestselling author of Last night at the Telegraph Club, winner of the National Book Award, Stonewall Book Award, and Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, as well as Michael L. Printz and Walter Dean Myers honors. Her first novel Ash, a Sapphic tale of Cinderella, was a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Lambda Literary Award. Follow her on TwitterInstagram or visit their website at malindalo.com

The Asia Society Texas Center’s education and outreach programs are presented by Wells Fargo. Generous funding also provided by Margie and Joe Blommaert, Cathay Bank Foundation, Chevron, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and HEB. Additional support is provided by Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibits and public programming to Houston.

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