Author Amy Tan poses in her apartment in New York's Soho section, with her dog, Bubba, Oct. 12, 2005. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca)


Amy Tan, author of “The Joy Luck Club” and “The Bonesetter’s Daughter,” will appear 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Tempe Center for the Arts. Free tickets will be distributed at the door. Early arrival is recommended.

Tan, a finalist for the National Book Award, will appear as part of The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer’s Series. For information, visit

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