Want to be a published author? Meet and greet veteran AAJA-New York member Cheryl Tan, former journalist and now author of foodie memoir Tiger in the Kitchen. Cheryl is visiting Hong Kong this week speaking at the HK Literary Festival. Her creative writing workshop - Digging Up Skeletons: How to Mine Your Family History for Stories - is on Sunday, October 7, at 11am at City University. Check the program.
AAJA-HK will meet Cheryl for cocktails on Friday, October 5. AAJA-Bangkok member and Reuters Producer & Videojournalist Annie Chenaphun will also be visiting.
Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based writer who has written a memoir about discovering her Singaporean family by learning to cook with them. A Tiger In The Kitchen was published by New York City-based Hyperion in 2011. She is currently working on her second book, a novel. Tan was a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal, In Style magazine and the Baltimore Sun. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Every Day With Rachael Ray, Family Circle, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, The (Portland) Oregonian, The (Topeka) Capital-Journal, The (Singapore) Straits Times and Elle.com.