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Community & Social

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
Matthew Salesses talks to Hyphen about his new book, Craft in the Real World
A Review of Saucy by Cynthia Kadohata and illustrated by Marianna Raskin
A Conversation with K-Ming Chang

Arts & Culture

"To carefully and nimbly navigate a precarious situation, you must contract yourself, first by folding your heart; a visceral self-sacrificing, if you will."
Poets Tiana Nobile and Muriel Leung talk about the journeys leading to their books, the power of Asian American mentorship, and poetry as a means for healing.  
"philly for the weekend" and "alternate reality in which i don't say goodbye to my grandmother over video chat"
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
"According to the odds, he should’ve busted. The odds were on our side. But then he turned over the next card."

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

"Your mother catches you. Calls you yeppuh, beautiful, which startles you, and then she remarks that ramen will give you fat hips."
Joanna Kim - November 2, 2020
Cover of Sigh, Gone
Phuc Tran weaves his Vietnamese coming-of-age story into the all-American backdrop of punk rock and great literature
Cathy Duong - October 17, 2020
Asian Americans PBS Documentary Graphic
On inclusion and American myth in the PBS documentary Asian Americans
Brian Lin - September 24, 2020
Book Review of Green Lantern Legacy by Minh Lê
Jerry Dear - September 8, 2020
"When I was younger, I used to worry what people would think if they knew I was a girl who ate shrimp heads. My reluctant half slurps made me taste more air and less umami. Shame got in the way of a perfectly good meal, so I refrained from Asian foods often described as gross, weird, and foreign."  
Kristen Gaerlan - September 8, 2020
A Review of Wild Geese Sorrow by Jeffrey Thomas Leong
Evelyn NienMing Chien - August 21, 2020
“Gotta go, bye!” was just one of the many pieces of knowledge I folded into my everyday expressions after watching the latest episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The phrase was a tell-tale sign that she was up to something, a quick and finite way of removing herself from any situation to scutter off toward mischief. 
An Uong - August 15, 2020

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