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The Leavers with The Boston Filipino American Book Club

  • Pao Arts Center 99 Albany Street Boston, MA, 02111 United States (map)
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Join The Boston Filipino American Book Club for a half hour book discussion via Skype with author Lisa Ko at 3:30pm.  Before hand, mix and mingle with old and new friends!  

Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, a novel which was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction and won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016, The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and O. Magazine. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the MacDowell Colony, among others. Born in Queens and raised in New Jersey, she currently lives in Brooklyn.


For more information and to RSVP contact Bren Bataclan

This event is programmed in conjunction with current exhibition Kulap: New Works By Bren Bataclan.