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Book burning in April, NYC

Event: Book burning within reach. Book signing and meet the author.

Place: New York City (Exact locations to be announced soon)

Date: ? April   (Dates to be announced soon)

April is the cruelest month: It is the month of …book burning! Join Julie O’Yang & Prof. Robert Masterson from the University of New York. Two authors burn their own books as a commemorative ritual. Book signing and meet the authors afterwards!

Novelist Julie O’Yang will be talking to Professor Masterson’s creative writing class: On breaking rules  and work towards the amazing, the unusual, the strange, the irrational.

julie 超辣

Determined dreamer. Published author in English, Dutch, and Chinese. Former People’s Liberation Army (PLA) captain turned artist entrepreneur and screenwriter. She survived the Cultural Revolution as a baby. In the 1990’s she left for London and has lived and worked in free exile ever since. Her work covers a wide spectrum. As journalist, she creates content covering a range of topics on contemporary China from an insider perspective. In 2008, during the Beijing Olympics, she hosted a 5-episode talk show TV China for Netherlands’ national broadcaster and discussed China’s media landscape with media stars and experts from both China and the Netherlands. From 2013-2016 she was the Editor-in-Chief of the English/Chinese bilingual magazine XiN 新, focusing on today’s China shaped by consumerism. O’yang contributes a weekly column to Hoje Macau on contemporary Chinese art and culture. Her English language book titles include: Butterfly, a historical crime love story set in the Second World War. Since May 2016 O'yang has been collaborating with Flemish photographer Filip Naudts on an art project, which has resulted in the photo novel The Picture of Dorya Glenn. Julie works from the Netherlands and Denmark.

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