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Events: Leza Lowitz book tour!

Michael Palmer - Monday, March 14, 2016

Leza Lowitz, author of Here Comes the Sun: A Journey to Adoption in 8 Charkas, Yoga Poems, Yoga Heart and her new Penguin Random House book Up From the Sea is coming to bookstores near you to speak on her journey to motherhood and her time in Japan.

"We have much to be grateful for here in Tokyo, where we’re celebrating the launch of two new books that debuted at #1 on Amazon—Here Comes the Sun, a memoir of adapting and adopting in Japan, and Up From the Sea, a fictional tribute to Tohoku on the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 3-11-11.

The third good thing is that I’ll be heading back to Northern California (San Francisco and the Wine Country), Los Angeles, and New York to talk about my experiences. I’m excited to be sharing my books, my life, my creative process, and keeping the light shining on Tohoku in some small way. I hope to see you on the road. Scroll down for dates, venues, and details."

Leza Charity Book Tour for “Up from the Sea
Please come visit Leza at one of the following venues in March/April:


Friday, March 18, 7;30pm
Many Rivers Books & Tea
Sebastopol, California
“Finding Home (Away from Home)

Saturday, March 19, 4:00-6:00pm
KOWS Radio Sonoma County
Interview with Robert A. Schmidt, Ph.D.
The Mystical Positivist Radio Show

Sunday, March 20, 1-2pm
Napa Valley Bookmine
Napa Valley, California

Thursday, March 24,
San Francisco
Japan Society of Northern California


Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm
READING with Gene Oishi, David Mura, Naomi Hirahara, Traci Kato-Kiriyama and the work of Ayukawa Nobuo (read by Leza Lowitz)
Japanese American National Museum

Thursday, March 31, 4:30-5:45pm
AWP –Annual Association of Writing Programs Conference.

Panelist, “Crossing Borders with Verse Novels,” Moderated by Holly Thompson.
(Leza Lowitz, Joyce Lee Wong, Holly Thompson, Dana Walrath, Terry Farish)

Room 510, LA Convention Center, Meeting Room Level


Wednesday, April 6, 6:00pm
Kinokuniya Bookstore
Leza Lowitz in Conversation with Phoebe Yeh,
Vice President, Crown Books for Young Readers (Penguin/Random House)
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018
(212) 869-1700

Thursday April 7, 7pm
Word Bookstore, Brooklyn
Leza Lowitz discusses Up from the Sea (a fictional tribute to 3-11) and Here Comes the Sun (a memoir about adopting and adapting in Japan.)

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