Helen Zia Book Talk & Signing
Book talk & signing – Last Boat Out of Shanghai
Opening Remarks by
Congresswoman Judy Chu (U.S. CA-27)
Helen Zia is an activist, author and former journalist. In 2000, her first book was published: Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, a finalist for the prestigious Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. She also authored the story of Wen Ho Lee in My Country Versus Me, about the Los Alamos scientist who was falsely accused of being a spy for China in the “worst case since the Rosenbergs.” She was Executive Editor of Ms. Magazine and a founding board co-chair of the Women’s Media Center. She has been active in many non-profit organizations, including Equality Now, AAJA, and KQED. Her ground-breaking articles, essays and reviews have appeared in many publications, books and anthologies, receiving numerous awards.
Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
318 S Ramona Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754
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