Arts & Culture

Four emerging writers speak about their work, who inspires them, the rituals they follow and what excites them about Asian American literature.
Karissa Chen
April 13, 2018
Asian American Athletes, and the Craze that Swept the World
Christian Ting
January 30, 2018
The frontman of the all-Asian American band The Slants talks to contributor Michelle Chen about the Supreme Court case sparked by the band's name.
Michelle Chen
September 15, 2017
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
Seng So
July 23, 2019
Recently, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, in partnership with AARP, along with help from partnering organization Kundiman, unveiled a digital exhibition entitled "A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America." The digital exhibition is comprised of five different components — two of which have already been partially released.
Kelley Still
June 21, 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
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

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