Books & Literature

"supper" and "in another life"
Elaine Hsiang
January 16, 2018
“[T]he ocean is a positive place, not, or not only, a transit zone. The ocean’s surfaces and depths have cultural location and consequence, maps and identities, visibility as well as invisibility … ” — Lisa Samuels, “Introduction: What Do We Mean When We Say Transpacific”
Mia Ayumi Malhotra
December 8, 2017
An Interview with F.C. Yee
Evelyn Nien-Ming Chien
December 7, 2017
"From the Voice of the Lady in the Moon"
Jennifer S. Cheng
November 22, 2017
Poet Tiana Nobile on Adoption and Uncovering Submerged Narratives through Erasure
Leah Silvieus
November 14, 2017
All we have for divine guidance in this world are the stories our parents pass down, the hope that the rituals we think matter actually do. It’s both comforting and terrifying how fallible our gods are.
Asha Thanki
November 14, 2017
"With all this talk of bars and bullets, you may have forgotten my ethnicity."
Robert Yune
November 9, 2017
"I couldn’t understand what she said, the words flowing out of her so quickly."
Mark L. Keats
November 9, 2017
"I remember leaving the baccarat table for the last time, feeling thirsty."
Erinrose Mager
November 9, 2017
"Now, with the ferry raised, parents will find their children’s bodies sealed inside the cabins, while the messages those parents saved remain ghosts."
Matthew Salesses
November 9, 2017
the author at her birth father's grave
An adoptee goes in search of her birth father and finds a new and unexpected source of family.
Susan Ito
November 9, 2017
A special literary folio featuring poetry, fiction and an essay by Asian American adoptee writers. With poetry curated by Guest Editor Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello.
Karissa Chen
November 9, 2017
Curated as part of the Adoptee Poetry Folio by Guest Editor Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
Nick Carbo
November 9, 2017
Curated as part of the Adoptee Poetry Folio by Guest Editor Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
Bethany Carlson
November 9, 2017

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