TITLE: Gail Tsukiyama: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Gail Tsukiyama
EVENT DATE: 2012/09/22
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 34 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Gail Tsukiyama appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Gail Tsukiyama has written poetry, short stories and novels that reflect her multicultural upbringing and convey the personal stories of Chinese women. Her most recent book is "A Hundred Flowers," the tale of an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Her six previous novels include "The Street of a Thousand Blossoms," "Women of the Silk" and "The Samurai's Garden." Tsukiyama is the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Award and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012