Books Express. The stories open up, i San Francisco-based Chinese writer Mimi Lok, whose work in the Bay Area has included serving as co-founder, Executive Director, and editor of the award-winning Voice of Witness, is here with a brilliant first book of stories, Last of Her Name (Kaya). Add to cart Buy Now When hybridity dissolves into a fluidity that is simultaneously alarming and comforting. pin. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT. Add to Cart. Format: Paperback Change. Last of Her Name. Add to Wish List. She is the winner of the 2020 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut short story collection and a Smithsonian Ingenuity Award. Sort by. Top rated. They jump through different time periods, but the themes that are prominent to … Mimi Lok. Kittery, Maine. All reviewers. Mimi Lok’s Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into. Books Express. Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok. Read reviews and buy Last of Her Name - by Mimi Lok (Paperback) at Target. She is the recipient of a Smithsonian Ingenuity Award and an Ylvisaker Award for Fiction, and was a finalist for the Susan Atefat Arts and Letters Prize for nonfiction. For example, in "Last of Her Name," a Chinese girl in England dreams of living heroically like the martial artist protagonist of her favorite TV show while, in a series of flashbacks, the reader sees her mother struggling to survive in Hong Kong under Japanese assault during World War II. Choose from contactless Same Day Delivery, Drive Up and more. Although they may be considered outsiders for various reasons, Mimi shows the complexity of these women who range from mysterious to daring. Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into. about 6 months ago. 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I’ve been struggling with the idea of writing a book review for Mimi Lok’s Last of Her Name — I’m not really sure why, because I loved each story in this book beyond words. Mimi Lok is an English author, editor, and educator. ... Last of Her Name (Kaya Press, 2019) is the winner of the 2020 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, a 2020 finalist for The California Independent Bookseller Alliance ‘Golden Poppy’ Book Awards 2020. Last of Her Name Mimi Lok. 30 Day Return Guarantee; Item … Mimi Lok’s Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into. The Bindery. All stars. 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Literature event in San Francisco, CA by Green Apple Books on the Park on Tuesday, December 3 2019 Set in a wide range of time periods and locales, including ’80s UK suburbia, WWII Hong Kong and contemporary … Kittery, Maine. “A mesmerizing and deeply felt debut that affirms all that is great about short fiction. Last of Her Name | Winner of the 2020 PEN America Literary Award for Debut Short Story Collection, Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name narrates the interconnected lives of diasporic women from '80s UK suburbia to WWII Hong Kong and contemporary CaliforniaMimi Lok's Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories … 1727 Haight Street, San Francisco, California 94117. Write a review. 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