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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.
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
"One thing I never expected to pick up from touring was my social justice activism—and I really dove into that world, of all places, at an anime convention." Here's an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Simon Tam's stereotype-flipping memoir on taking a fight all the way to the Supreme Court.
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
I thought of all the other reasons, implications and annoyances that went with this strange business of changing my name.
One Muslim American's reaction to the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand

Arts & Culture

"It’s against the rules to talk about the things that hurt me."
Review of Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
An Interview with Leah Silvieus about her collection Arabilis
A Review of Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

News & Politics

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.
Presidential candidate Andrew Yang presents an interesting case. Here's what you need to know.
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
in Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media is Changing Social Protest and Power by An Xiao Mina
From 1946 to 1958, the U.S. tested sixty-seven nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands. Today, some who left dream of going home.

More Recent Posts

David Mura discusses his new book and how writers of color can avoid the pitfalls of self-exotification.
Zahir Janmohamed - January 17, 2019
We've got a special treat for you this new year! Follow June Kim's comic series Kimjang Day over four installments, released here every Friday. 
June Kim - January 11, 2019
The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family will make you feel like your family is kind of boring.
Lindsay Wong - January 9, 2019
"I am sitting on the carpet of my childhood home, wondering if it is possible to miss someone I have never met."
Lorraine Chuen - January 6, 2019
Hyphen staff share some of their favorite Asian American movies, books, cultural moments, and more.
Karissa Chen - December 31, 2018
Grandpa drafted a blueprint for the treehouse when the cold shut us in and curved our bodies around steaming dinner dishes. 
Liana Fu - December 7, 2018
Wong Fu Production's latest short features the production company's first lead LGBTQ characters. We sat down with Alice Tsui, one of the lead actresses, and asked her a few questions.  
Kelley Still - December 6, 2018

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