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Community & Social

A Profile of May-Lee Chai, Author of Tomorrow in Shanghai
A Review of Nuclear Family by Joseph Han
Gish Jen's Thank You, Mr. Nixon (Knopf, Feb. 1, 2022) is abundant with insights on China-America issues from the ’70s to the present
Young Corky Lee
Those who knew Corky Lee offer tribute to and memories of the beloved photographer
A Review of The Many Meanings of Meilan
A Profile of James Mattson, Author of Reprieve, about the journey of four people through a full-contact haunt and the catastrophic result that ensues
A Q&A with Naomi Hirahara

Arts & Culture

A Profile of May-Lee Chai, Author of Tomorrow in Shanghai
A Review of Nuclear Family by Joseph Han
Q&A with Middle-Grade Author of The Gifted Clans Trilogy Graci Kim 
A Review of Elaine Hsieh Chou’s Disorientation  
A Q&A with the Author About Her Recent Novel
The Books section is debuting a new series, “Take 5,” that features five questions with Asian American authors whose books will be published in 2022. If you have a book that you would like to be considered for the series, you can submit it here.

News & Politics

Ten Taiwanese American thinkers, writers and journalists discuss representation, identity, coalition building and responsible media coverage that they hope to see
A resource list for the Asian American community to do our part in dismantling anti-Black racism.
From meal services to infosheets and masks, organizations are stepping up to help Koreatown's OG residents
A message and list of resources courtesy of our network organization, AACRE 
The roots of Indian America's conservative politics — and how other Indian diasporas may point to possible alternatives.
Lynn, Massachusetts is home to the third-largest Cambodian American population in the country. 28-year old Cinda Danh could become their first Asian American city councilor.
"I often wonder what King Kalākaua would think of today ... How would he understand the observatories, set to study the heavens at the cost of the gods?" Contributor Madelyn McKeague walks us through the history that led to today's fight to protect the sacred site.

More Recent Posts

I thought of all the other reasons, implications and annoyances that went with this strange business of changing my name.
Yurina Yoshikawa - June 10, 2019
On May 29, Netflix released its latest original, Always Be My Maybe, which stars comedic forces Ali Wong and Randall Park. The romantic comedy features Wong as a celebrity chef and Park as her childhood sweetheart, whom she reunites with after many years. Hyphen was thrilled to get a chance to speak with the stars about their writing process and about being Asian American in the entertainment industry.
Kelley Still - June 10, 2019
 A Review of The Souls of Yellow Folk by Wesley Yang
Joyce Chen - June 7, 2019
Next month marks five years since the inception of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE), which is a network comprised of 11 organizations fighting for justice through an intersectional lens. AACRE works with Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander refugees, immigrants, LGBTQ, incarcerated folks, artists, faith leaders, survivors and more! AACRE’s work has allowed them to reimagine a vision of liberation that is inclusive and intersectional. The five-year anniversary celebration is a momentous occasion, and AACRE will be celebrating their work with a Party for Justice on June 7 at 9:00 pm in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square. Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/party-for-justice-aacre-5th-year-anniversar...
Kelley Still - May 31, 2019
in Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media is Changing Social Protest and Power by An Xiao Mina
Ann Thuy-Ling Tran - May 30, 2019

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