Due to her upcoming Saturday Night Live performance, Michelle has rescheduled her event with us from May 18th to June 30th. We appreciate your understanding. Be sure to tune into SNL on May 21st.
Michelle Zauner is best known as a singer and guitarist who creates dreamy, shoegaze-inspired indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast. She has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world for releases like Psychopomp (2016) and Soft Sounds from Another Planet (2017). Critically acclaimed Jubilee (2021) was nominated for two Grammy awards. Crying in H Mart is her first book.
Jessica Hopper is a music critic, producer and author based in Chicago. In a career spanning more than twenty years, Hopper has earned acclaim as a provocative, fearless music journalist. She is the author of The First Collection of Criticism By A Living Female Rock Critic.
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