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Teen Fiction Reading: Boston and NYC

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Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction
An Anthology of Japan Teen Fiction

Tomo, meaning "friend" in Japanese, is a collection of short stories and graphic art for readers age 12 and up, contributed by authors and artists from around the world, all of whom share a connection to Japan. Editor Holly Thompson, graphic artist Tak and other contributors will share their stories and help participants write or draw their own letters of support to teens in the hardest hit areas of Japan.

Tomo includes contributions by LM columnist Avery Udagawa, LM contributor Holly Thompson and LM Fiction Co-editor Suzanne Kamata. Read more about the anthology here.

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Boston
Friday, March 23rd
6:30 p.m. -8 p.m.
Boston Children's Museum
2nd Floor The Common
308 Congress Street
$1 Admission
Please register here.

Sponsored by Boston Children's Museum, Japan Society of Boston and Stone Bridge Press
Books will be available for purchase. Proceeds from sales go to the Japanese NPO Hope for Tomorrow.

New York City
Saturday, March 31st
2 p.m.
Ottendorfer Library
135 2nd Ave. Manhattan
N/R/6 at Astor Place
Free admission, but registration required. Call 212.674.0947 or register here.

Sponsored by New York Public Library and Stone Bridge Press
25 copies of Tomo: Friendship through Fiction will be given away.


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