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Friday, February 14, 2020


7:00 PM, February 14

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, author
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based journalist and author of the international bestsellers Sarong Party Girls (William Morrow, 2016) and A Tiger In The Kitchen: A Memoir of Food & Family (Hyperion, 2011), which New York magazine named one of the "Top 25 Must-Read Food Memoirs of All Time." Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, and Newsweek, among other places. In 2012, she was the recipient of a major arts creation grant from the National Arts Council of Singapore in support of her novel. Born and raised in Singapore, she crossed the ocean at age 18 to go to Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. An active member of the Asian American Journalists Association, she served on its national board for seven years, ending in 2010.


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