TrailBlasian Book Launch Party: Seoul
Come meet two of the authors featured in the ground-breaking non-fiction anthology Trailblasian: Black Women Living In East Asia.
From the publisher; "Find out why 17 women of color decided to get out of the rat race, off the beaten path and blaze a new trail in East Asia. These courageous women are the first to share their unvarnished stories in their own words."
Melissa Watkins and Kenya Evans, both contributors to the anthology, will be reading from their selections as well as discussing the anthology and the Black woman expat experience in Asia.
Books will be available for purchase at the launch party for 15,000 won.
The bar and kitchen of SOMOS will be open for those who wish to purchase food and drink(please do...it's delicious!)
GIVEAWAYS: There will be giveaways of TrailBlasian memorabilia and a gift certificate to Honey Hair beauty supply in Korea. Additionally, one lucky winner will receive a free book!
BUY: You can buy your very own copy of TrailBlasian(and get it signed by two of the contributors if you ask nicely. :-D)
SHARE: In addition to readings from the book by contributing writers, there will be a panel discussion featuring a diverse array of black women in Korea so that we can share experiences and encourage each other.
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