— by Richard Chang: The Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) is presenting its first-ever Viet Book Fest, from 3-4 p.m. every Saturday in October.

The online book fest could be considered substitute programming for VAALA, the Orange County-based nonprofit organization that produces the annual Viet Film Fest. That festival was supposed to run this weekend, Oct. 9-11, but was canceled this year due to COVID-19…

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