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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 Retrospective Review of Anthony Veasna So's Afterparties
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  

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

By the time I embraced Korean culture, it was suddenly desirable. Being Korean was cool. Having my birth culture enter the mainstream was complicated as an American-raised adoptee. I felt guilty that I didn’t know about Korean culture until it was popular and embarrassed that I didn’t grow up the child of Korean parents or with any connection to Korean culture. I felt guilty because I did not feel like I had earned the benefits of the Korean brand.
Samantha Rauer - May 11, 2021
"What mattered was not the truth of the words themselves but rather how they made you feel."
Daniel Kuo - April 28, 2021
Speaking with Michelle Zauner about her new memoir, Crying in H Mart
Willa Zhang - April 23, 2021
Four Gen Z artists, alumni of the National YoungArts Foundation, discuss their art and hopes for the future amid COVID-19 and anti-Asian hate. 
Danielle Shi - April 11, 2021
Cover of Speak Okinawa
A Q&A with Elizabeth Miki Brina, author of Speak, Okinawa 
Viviane Eng - March 13, 2021
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Elizabeth Miki Brina's memoir, "Speak, Okinawa"
Elizabeth Miki Brina - February 28, 2021

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