Moongirlreads, Yang-Sze Choo, and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month
Panel•with Padma Warrior
Fable celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Fable a TikTok creator and two great authors.Press play above to watch the whole video!Watch our one-of-a-kind conversation with authors Yang-Sze Choo and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, along with TikTok creator Selene (Moongirlreads) in our video! Fable founder Padma Warrior hosted this unique conversation.
About the eventMay 26, 2021 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
About the Panel
Yangsze Choo is a NYTimes bestselling novelist and a fourth generation Malaysian of Chinese descent. Her first novel, THE GHOST BRIDE (2013), was a Goodreads Choice finalist, CILIP Carnegie nominee, Oprah.com’s best book of the week, and now a Netflix Original series which was released Jan 23, 2020. Her second novel, THE NIGHT TIGER (2019), was Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick, Amazon’s Spotlight Pick, and a Book of the Month Club selection, as well as one of the best books of the year for Amazon, The Washington Review of Books, Bookpage, Chicago Public Library, Los Angeles Public Library, Parade, Real Simple, and Self Magazine.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet, activist, and author of 18 books. Her work has been published in over 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, the O.Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Born in Kolkata, India, she came to the United States for her graduate studies, receiving a Master’s degree in English from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She now lives in Houston with her husband Murthy and has two sons, Anand and Abhay.
Creator of moongirlreads_ and featured on the New York Times, Selene shares her passion for reading with her audience from Tiktok to Bookstagram. Selene is a current student at the University of California Santa Barbara, and influences for major publishing houses like Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Wattpad, and Simon & Schuster.
Hosted by Padma WarriorPadmasree Warrior is the Founder, CEO and President of Fable Group Inc., a curated reading platform focused on mental wellness. She also serves on the board of directors of Microsoft and Spotify.