What makes for crisp, effective, impactful writing? What are some basic writing mistakes? I will provide examples of both to creative writing students to see if they can tell the difference at San Diego Mesa College on October 5.
Finding Truth: Author Raymond M. Wong will show how he went from being an isolated outsider to someone who cherishes family and culture. Take an inspiring journey with him to Hong Kong and Mainland China at the Alhambra Civic Center Library.
Books and Art -- A Creative Collaboration! San Diego artists received books from local authors and drew the inspiration to fashion original pieces of art. Come to the Emerald C Gallery and be a part of this exciting creative partnership!
Raymond M. Wong will be at Grossmont College's Literary Arts Festival to share how a trip to Hong Kong put him in touch with his culture and identity. The journey to his homeland introduced him to his father, and it spurred him to transform his life.
Meet 15 local writers, enjoy a glass of wine and snacks, purchase signed books, win a prize, listen to writers talk about writing.
Enjoy THE STORY as seven writers read from work.
Our current Readers Schedule:
6PM - June MacLeod 6:30PM - Cornelia Feye 7PM - Robert Pacilio 7:30 - Robin Radlauer-Cramer 8 - Tamara Merrill 8:30 - Josh Rutherford
It's going to be a great evening community event for all at the C!
Free to the Public. (619) 996-3315.
Picture by Clay Gilliland
There is pain in the world and there is pain in our lives. This presentation is about getting to the heart of that pain to uncover the truth. A Korean American poet will reveal the unspeakable atrocities perpetrated on the 200,000 captive Korean women during WWII. A Chinese American memoirist will convey why he stopped being Chinese at the age of five and the reason he spent most of his life running from his family and culture.
Panelists: Tanya Hyonhye Ko, Raymond M. Wong
Raymond M. Wong will be at Chef Chin to convey how a trip to Hong Kong changed his life. In the process, he will outline the steps to help you make positive changes in your life.
Wong is a San Diego author who wrote the 2015 San Diego Book Award Winning memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence. He has been published in the anthology, Songs of Ourselves: America's Interior Landscape and six Chicken Soup for the Soul books.
This event is only open to SDSU Osher members. Info: http://www.adventuresbythebook.com/autherevent/olli-at-sdsu-culture-cuisine-of-china-luncheon-edventure-with-author-raymond-m-wong/
Raymond M. Wong will be at the Chinese American Librarians Association 2016 Annual Conference to share his story of discovery. Wong is the author of the award-winning memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence. He has been published in six Chicken Soup for the Soul books, USA Today, and the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Experience the journey at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. This presentation is only open to members of the Chinese American Librarians Association.
How does a loner become a devoted husband? How does a man afraid of responsibility transform into a parent? At the age of thirty-three, Raymond M. Wong stepped into a new world, one he never expected, in the place he was born. Come to the Emerald C Gallery in Coronado to experience something profound.
Raymond M. Wong will share his journey to Hong Kong, an experience that inspired his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence. If there is something you want to change in your life, this presentation will provide specific steps to help you.
Raymond M. Wong will be at the Rancho Santa Fe Library to relate a journey that helped him realize his dream to write and publish his award-winning memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence. Be part of the experience at the Rancho Santa Fe Library and chart a path to your dream.
San Diego author, Raymond M. Wong, will be at the Coronado Writers Workshop to share his story of identity and forgiveness. He will also engage in a discussion about writing his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence.
Award-winning author, Raymond M. Wong, will be at the Fallbrook Library on September 8 to convey the story of a trip to Hong Kong that opened his world to being a husband and father.
What could be better than having some breakfast and holding a discussion about good books? Come to the Alpine Library to take part in the fun.
Raymond M. Wong was an isolated and resentful outsider until he went on a journey to Hong Kong and embraced his purpose. Wong is the author of the award-winning memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence and stories in six Chicken Soup for the Soul books. In this presentation, he will inspire and encourage you to reach for your dream and provide a path to take positive action in your life.
San Diego author, Raymond M. Wong, will take the audience on a trip to Hong Kong and China through the written word. Open a door to a world of healing and forgiveness by letting go of resentment.
Raymond M. Wong is an immigrant from Hong Kong, a man who has been an outsider throughout his life. What does it take to become an American? What's the cost of losing one's family, culture, language, and identity?
Raymond M. Wong will give you his top picks for good summer reading at La Mesa Library's "Coffee + Books."
Have you ever felt as if you didn't belong? That what you did was never enough? Raymond M. Wong has experienced this deep gnawing sense of inadequacy throughout his life, an outsider always looking in at a world he could never fit into. Through writing he learned to connect with a deeper part of himself and, in so doing, with people. His journey is one of discovery and truth.
San Diego author Raymond M. Wong will talk about pushing away his culture and what it took to reclaim his identity.
Raymond M. Wong will be at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum to talk about why he abandoned his culture and how he reclaimed his identity by journeying to Hong Kong in 1996.
Raymond M. Wong went back to Hong Kong in 1996, the city of his birth. He discovered a father and family he didn't know he had. He will share his journey and the inspiration for his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence at the Coronado Library.
Raymond M. Wong will share his passion for writing and the trip to Hong Kong that opened his world to becoming a husband and father. Proceeds from the sale of his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence will benefit the Filipino Student Organization at Miramar College.
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Raymond M. Wong will talk about a trip to Hong Kong that made him realize how much he had lost by pushing away his culture and family. He will also discuss his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence.
San Diego author, Raymond M. Wong, will share his experience being an outsider in the U.S. and how writing helped him to reconnect with his culture. Proceeds from book sales at this event will help the Chinese Culture Club at Mesa College. Light refreshments served. Prize drawing.
Local author Raymond M. Wong will give tips to writers about the passion to write and the power of perseverance.
Raymond M. Wong will discuss his experience as an outsider. He will also talk about how he published his memoir with a small university press after enduring years of rejection.
How does a man go from resentment to reverence? Journey to Hong Kong in 1996 with author, Raymond M. Wong, to find out.
What does it take to publish a book? Raymond M. Wong will discuss his writing process and how he overcame numerous rejections to publish his memoir.
Raymond M. Wong will discuss being an outsider and the journey that inspired his memoir, I'm Not Chinese: The Journey from Resentment to Reverence. He will also speak about the process of publishing his book with a small university press.