Book Signing: Jane Wong, Erin Malone and Shawn Wong at Time Enough Books


June 15, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Time Enough Books
157 Howerton Way SE, Ilwaco, WA, 98624

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Time Enough Books is proud to welcome three outstanding Pacific Northwest-based authors for an afternoon of readings and discussion.

Jane Wong is the author of the memoir Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City (Tin House, 2023). She also wrote two poetry collections: How to Not Be Afraid of Everything (Alice James, 2021) and Overpour (Action Books, 2016). A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships and residencies from the U.S. Fulbright Program, Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room, Artist Trust, Hedgebrook, UCross, Loghaven, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and others. An interdisciplinary artist as well, she has exhibited her poetry installations and performances at the Frye Art Museum, Richmond Art Gallery, and the Asian Art Museum. She grew up in a take-out restaurant on the Jersey shore and is an Associate Professor at Western Washington University.

Erin Malone is the author of Site of Disappearance (Ornithopter Press, 2023), finalist for the National Poetry Series; Hover (Tebot Bach, 2015); and a chapbook, What Sound Does It Make (Concrete Wolf, 2008). Her work has been supported by grants and residencies from Artist Trust, Colorado Council on the Arts, Monson Arts, Ucross, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, and more. Erin has taught at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, the University of Washington, and through Seattle Arts & Lectures’ Writers in the Schools. The Editor of Poetry Northwest from 2016-2020, she now works as a bookseller on Bainbridge Island.

Shawn Wong is the author of two prize-winning novels, Homebase and American Knees, and editor/co-editor of six Asian American and American multicultural literary anthologies including the pioneering anthology Aiiieeeee! An Anthology of Asian American Writers, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2024. His second novel, American Knees was made into an award-winning film. He is currently Professor of English and the Byron and Alice Lockwood Professor in the Humanities at the University of Washington. Previously, he served as the Director of the Creative Writing Program, Chair of the Department of English, and Director of the University Honors Program. In 2019, he started “Shawn Wong Books,” a book series with the University of Washington Press, dedicated to publishing both classic and new Asian American writing.

The event is free of charge; signed books will be available for purchase on-site.