Filipina Author in New York Comes Home to Share

Powerbooks and People Ignite are proud to present, “Surreality: from dreaming the life to living the dream,” a workshop based on the widely-acclaimed book by award-winning author Carissa Villacorta.

Since its release in 2006, the book Surreality has reached and resonated with diverse readers who, just like its author, have a dream and the drive to make it real.

The Surreality Workshop, slated on March 7th, 2009, Saturday, at Enderun Colleges in Fort Bonifacio, hopes to bring in a fresh batch of dreamers whom Carissa can meet and mentor. It will coincide with the release of the second edition of Surreality, to be sold by Powerbooks and signed by author onsite.

Villacorta made a name for herself, and for Filipinos in general, when she became the first Filipino author to launch at a Borders bookstore, the largest book retailer in the world, with 1,200 branches across the US, Europe and Asia. Villacorta had among the biggest book signing events ever at Borders’ flagship store on Park Avenue and 57th Street in New York. [Read full story...]

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