#LiftAAPIVoices campaign is live

Join our #LiftAAPIVoices campaign and enter the book giveaway by showing your support on social media!

What is the #LiftAAPIVoices campaign?

We, me and about 20 other Asian women crime writers, are standing together in solidarity with the AAPI community for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month. We wanted to raise awareness about violence against AAPI and to stop anti-Asian hate. As writers we hope to change the narrative and shatter harmful Asian stereotpyes through our stories and our voices. Thus, the #LiftAAPIVoices campaign was born.

You can join our campaign and be automatically entered to win all these amazing books!

Plus a BONUS: a free 1-year membership to Sisters in Crime! I’m ecstatic they wanted to partner with us on our campaign!

How do I enter the giveaway?

To enter, show your support of AAPI by:

  • Taking a selfie with a book by an Asian author
  • Posting a message of solidarity
  • Donating to an AAPI organization like #StopAAPIHate.
  • Supporting an Asian-owned business

Be sure to include the hashtag #LiftAAPIVoices.

Email LiftAAPIVoices@gmail.com with a link to your post / tweet.

We’ll email confirmation that you’re entered in the book giveaway!

Giveaway begins 9am PST Fri 5/21 and ends 11:59pm PST Sun 5/23.

US residents only and one entry per person.

One winner will be chosen at random and emailed on May 24.

Good luck, everyone, and I’m excited to see what you come up with!

LA Times Festival of Books

It’s that time of year! The LA Times Festival of Books! I look forward to this every year and I’ll be there signing copies of The Night of the Flood and Cleaning Up Finn.

It’s this weekend Sat 4/21 – Sun 4/22 at the USC campus (boo! Go Bruins!) and there will be books everywhere plus food trucks, panels, kids stuff, poetry readings, and giveaways. It’s heaven for book lovers!

Come find me on Saturday 4/21:

Sisters in Crime – booth #367  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Mystery Writers of America – booth #376   2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Mysterious Galaxy – booth #368   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Hope to see you there!