Chippewa Valley Writers Guild Presents: Bronze Drum: A Reading and Conversation with Novelist Phong | WisCommunity


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Join author Phong Nguyen for a reading and conversation from his newly released novel, Bronze Drum. This program is co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, and will take place Monday, October 10 at 6 p.m. in the Riverview Room at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. Books will be available for purchase.

Set in 40CE, in the Au Lac region of ancient Vietnam, Bronze Drum recounts how two daughters of a Vietnamese lord overcome the oppressive rule of the Han Chinese by uniting an army of women to combat the encroaching regime.

Phong Nguyen is a writer of historical fiction (Bronze Drum), experimental fiction (Roundabout: an Improvisational Fiction), spinoffs (The Adventures of Joe Harper), alternate history (Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History), dirty realism (Memory Sickness) and more. He teaches fiction-writing at the University of Missouri, where he is the Miller Family Endowed Chair in Literature and Writing.

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Oct 10 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library