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Community & Social

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 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.
"Its loose story was told in imagery. Dances, and blood, and grain. It was ritual, presented as theater."
Q&A with the author of The Verifiers (Vintage, 2022)

News & Politics

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.
To understand her story, we have to go back to the beginning of Asian immigration exclusion.

More Recent Posts

"It’s against the rules to talk about the things that hurt me."
Steffi Sin - November 11, 2019
I like to think that the first nausea was a haunting visited upon me by my Sindhi Hindu ancestors, many of whom were seafaring merchants.
Bassam Sidiki - November 4, 2019
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.
Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright - October 23, 2019
I mimic my mom: the rising act, the coming climax of the show. Rice first, adobo next and a saucer of broth to turn every speck of white rice a caramel brown.
Billy Yates - October 20, 2019
Review of Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
Mary Malhotra - October 2, 2019
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
Sun Yung Shin - October 2, 2019
A Review of Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Allyn Savage - September 30, 2019

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