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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

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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