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October 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Library Friends Room
318 S. Ramona Ave.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
10.13.18 Meet Author Naomi Hirahara flyer
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Meet Author Naomi Hirahara

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Award winning author Naomi Hirahara will talk about her experience publishing two popular mystery series set in Los Angeles. Her "Mas Arai" mystery series featuring a Japanese American gardener, survivor of Hiroshima and reluctant crime detective, has been translated into several languages for readers to enjoy worldwide. Hirahara, a former editor of the Rafu Shimpo newspaper, is a curator of historical exhibitions, has published noir short stories, and middle-grade fiction and nonfiction for youth. The free program is sponsored by the Around the Writer’s Block writing group and the Friends of the Monterey Park Library.