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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

"In arithmetic terms, you were the sum of us. We were going to become mothers."
Erin Jin Mei O Malley - March 4, 2019
Cover of BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN
An excerpt from BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN, a beautifully inventive debut novel that bends time and place in Thailand's capital.
Pitchaya Sudbanthad - February 11, 2019
It's the final installment of June Kim's comic series, Kimjang Day!
June Kim - February 7, 2019
Comedy, activism and the artist's responsibility at Facing Race 2018.
Franny Choi - February 6, 2019
A Q&A With Alexander Chee
Jimin Han - February 2, 2019
Restaurant opening in Las Vegas pays homage to migration and New York City's 32 Mott St
Sarah Huang - January 30, 2019
An Interview with Chaya Bhuvaneswar
Leland Cheuk - January 26, 2019
Don't miss the last installment of Kimjang Day next week!
June Kim - January 25, 2019
Check back next week for part three of June Kim's special comic series, Kimjang Day!
June Kim - January 19, 2019

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