Book launch

Photo: Kenneth Lim

UCI Illuminations Faculty Author Series: Inez Tan in Conversation with New Forum

Inez Tan will be discusses her debut fiction collection, This Is Where I Won’t Be Alone, with Amanda Hall ’21, Co-Editor-in-Chief of New Forum, UCI’s undergraduate creative writing journal.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
5 – 6 pm PDT
University of California, Irvine via Zoom

Inez Tan and Aruni Kashyap: Second Saturdays Reading Series with Singapore Unbound

Saturday, November 14, 2020
7:30PM ET

The monthly Second Saturdays Reading Series brings together Singaporean and American authors and audiences for readings and discussions. Each gathering begins with a virtual potluck, followed by a short open mic, and then the featured author(s). 📚
RSVP by contacting Jee at to access the Zoom link or sign up for the open mic.

Panel: “The Political Possibilities of the Short Story” — with Nuraliah Norasid and Ricco Villanueva Siasoco at the Singapore Literature Festival

Friday, October 2, 2020
5-6 pm PST
(Saturday, October 3, 8-9am Singapore Time).
Livestreamed event on YouTube

Good Words Reading Series: Fiction and Poetry with Kat Finch

Sunday, June 28, 2020
7-8:30 PM EDT
(Monday, June 29, 2020, 7-8:30 AM Singapore Time)
Livestreamed event on YouTube

Panel: “What Can Poetry Offer Us in Distressing Times?” — with Former United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Ríos [Presented by Zócalo Public Square]

Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:30 PM PST
Livestreamed event on YouTube

Epigram Books Christmas Market and Author Q&A

Saturday, December 14, 2019
1 PM
Epigram Books
1008 Toa Payoh N, #03-08, Singapore 318996 (map)

Borders & Belonging: Writing Workshop [Presented by UC Irvine MFA Programs in Writing, Emphasis in Creative Writing, and Humanities Center]

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5:30-7:30 PM
University of California, Irvine, Humanities Instructional Building 135 (map)
Irvine, CA 92697

Reading and Book Signing — University of California, Irvine [Presented by New Forum]

Thursday, November 7, 2019
7 PM
University of California, Irvine, Humanities Gateway 1030 (map)
Irvine, CA 92697

Reading and Book Discussion — The Next Chapter [Singapore Author Series with the National Library]

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Yishun Public Library, Programme Zone (map)
930 Yishun Ave 2 #04-01 Northpoint Shopping Centre
Singapore 769098

Author-in-Attendance: Inez Tan at Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop

Thursday and Friday, July 11-12
10 AM – 7 PM
Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop (map)
45 Maxwell Road, #01-01 The URA Centre
Singapore 069118

Reading: Inez Tan and Hannah Dow — University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
7:30 – 8:30 PM
University of California, Irvine, Humanities Gateway 1030 (map)
Irvine, CA 92697

Reading — Williams College

Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 PM
Williams College, Griffin Hall 3 (map)
844 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

Signing — Alakazam Comics and Games

Friday, January 18, 2019
5:00 – 7:00 PM
17777 Main Street (map)
Irvine, CA 92614

Poetry Reading & Art Show — The Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards, Foothill Poetry, and the Claremont Graduate University Art Department

Friday, October 12, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM
CGU Art (map)
251 E 10th St
Claremont, California 91711

Reading — BooksActually

Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 PM
BooksActually Independent Bookstore (map)
9 Yong Siak St
Singapore 168645

Meet the Author — Kinokuniya Orchard

Saturday, September 15, 2018
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Neo Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store (map)
391 Orchard Road #04-20/20B/20C/20E
Takashimaya Shopping Centre
Singapore 188021
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