Cheryl Tan, AAJA member, brings book tour to Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai

Cheryl Tan, a long-time AAJA member from New York, is bringing her book tour to Asia.

The writer — whose work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, among others — published her memoir A Tiger in the Kitchen a year ago. The book is about how she discovered her Singaporean family through cooking with them. Get a taste by reading Cheryl’s delectable food and travel blog here.

Cheryl starts her tour with book signings in Singapore on February 19. She moves onto the Capital Literary Festival in Beijing on February 25, and the Shanghai International Literary Festival on March 2 and 4. Details of her schedule are here and after the jump.

If you’ll be in Singapore, Beijing or Shanghai, come out and show your support. Especially if you’re a foodie!

February 19, 2012: Book Signing at Popular NEX in Singapore, 3 p.m.
“A Tiger in the Kitchen” chat and book signing at Popular NEX — 23 Serangoon Central #04-59/60, NEX mall in Singapore, Tel.: 65.6514.6718; popnex@popularworld.com; https://www.popular.com.sg/jsp/index.jsp

February 25, 2012: “Sex, Lies & Pineapple Tarts” at Capital Literary Festival in Beijing, 12:30 p.m.
“Sex, Lies & Pineapple Tarts,” a talk, discussion and book signing. On a mission to preserve her Singapore family’s treasured culinary history, Tan excavates family histories along with the recipes. Talk is at 12:30 p.m. at Capital M Restaurant, 3/F, No.2 Qianmen Pedestrian Street, (just south of Tian’anmen Square), Beijing 100051 China; 中国北京市前门步行街2号3层, 邮编 100051, Tel (86 -10) 6702-2727. For reservations, please go to: http://www.m-restaurantgroup.com/capitalm/Writers_Details.html?id=172

March 2, 2012: Memoir Writing Workshop at Shanghai International Literary Festival in Shanghai, 2 p.m.
“Digging Up Skeletons” — The author of the food memoir “A Tiger in the Kitchen,” on how to mine your family and personal history for great stories. Workshop takes place at 2 p.m. at M on the Bund, 7/F, No.5 The Bund (corner of Guangdong Lu , Shanghai 200002, China; 中国上海市外滩广东路20号7楼 , 邮编 200002, Tel (86 -21) 6350-9988; http://www.m-onthebund.com/mbund/ To reserve tickets, please go to: http://www.m-onthebund.com/mbund/writers-details.html?id=214

March 4, 2012: “Sex, Lies & Pineapple Tarts” at Shanghai International Literary Festival in Shanghai, 2 p.m.
“Sex, Lies & Pineapple Tarts,” a talk, discussion and book signing. On a mission to preserve her Singapore family’s treasured culinary history, Tan excavates family histories along with the recipes. Talk is at 2 p.m. at M on the Bund, 7/F, No.5 The Bund (corner of Guangdong Lu , Shanghai 200002, China; 中国上海市外滩广东路20号7楼 , 邮编 200002, Tel (86 -21) 6350-9988; http://www.m-onthebund.com/mbund/ To reserve tickets, please go to: http://www.m-onthebund.com/mbund/writers-details.html?id=214

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