Check back regularly for updates and more events. The ISAKO ISAKO book tour is September – December 2018.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Bay Area Book Launch at The Bindery, with Jennifer S. Cheng and music by Pinbokeh
7:30 PM, 1727 Haight St., San Francisco, CA

Saturday, September 22, 2018
E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore, with Bonnie Chau and Ploi Pirapokin
7 PM, 410 13th St., Oakland, CA

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, with Brian Komei Dempster, Florence Ohmura Dobashi, Sato Hashizume, Harumi Serata, Michi Tashiro, and filmmaker Jon Osaki
6 PM, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA

Saturday, October 13, 2018
L.A. Book Launch at Other Books (Otros Libros), with Kenji C. Liu
7:30 PM, 2006 E Cesar E Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, October 20, 2018
LitCrawl SF: Kundiman Reading, with Danny Thanh Nguyen, Emily Yamauchi, Jason Bayani, Michelle Lin, and Mg Roberts
6:30 PM, 3000 24th St., San Francisco, CA

Friday, October 26, 2018
Seattle Book Launch at Open Books: A Poem Emporium, with Pimone Triplett
7:00 PM, 2414 N 45th St., Seattle, WA

Friday, November 2, 2018
Kundiman Poetry Prize Reading, with Sharon Wang and Franny Choi
5 PM, 58 West 10th St., New York, NY

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Visiting Writers Series, with Ellen Doré Watson
7:30 PM, The Landing, University of Maine Farmington

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Bird & Beckett Books & Records, with Julia Bouwsma
7 PM, 653 Chenery St., San Francisco, CA

Friday, December 7, 2018
Book Release Party at The Ruby, with Rita Bullwinkel, Jennifer S. Cheng, R.O. Kwon, and others
6 PM, 2507 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA


Past Events

  • Open Books: A Storytelling Event Featuring Cave Canem and Kundiman Poets
  • Bird & Beckett Books: A Day of Remembrance Reading
  • Conference on Christianity and Literature, Poetry/Prose Reading
  • BeastCrawl: In the Margins of Community | A Reading with Kundiman Fellows and Friends
  • Center for Spiritual Life: Other Words, Other Worlds
  • LitQuake: Kundiman West Presents | Not Your Model Minority
  • VONA: Dismantle Live on KPFA [read article]
  • Naropa University SWP Reading
  • BeastCrawl: Kundiman West and Manifest Reading
  • Forza Cafe Poetry Reading
  • Castalia Reading Series
  • VONA/Voices Writing Workshop Reading
  • Oceanic Tongues Reading
  • Stanford Asian American Writers Workshop Reading