Creative Nonfiction

Some of our favorite things from the Asian American community that we discovered this year!
Karissa Chen
December 26, 2019
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.
Bassam Sidiki
November 4, 2019
“We have some good news and some bad news."
Bassam Sidiki
December 12, 2019
I mimic my mom: the rising act, the coming climax of the show. Rice first, adobo next and a saucer of broth to turn every speck of white rice a caramel brown.
Billy Yates
October 20, 2019
I thought of all the other reasons, implications and annoyances that went with this strange business of changing my name.
Yurina Yoshikawa
June 10, 2019
In this intimate and moving graphic memoir "DEAR SCARLET: The Story of my Postpartum Depression," Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet.
Teresa Wong
May 5, 2019
Being Pakistani meant I had to follow the patriarchy my family brought over to our one bedroom apartment.
Mohammad Murtaza
April 9, 2019
A Q&A With Alexander Chee
Jimin Han
February 2, 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
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
“My mama says you’re a liar,” she said. “She said everything you told me was made-up. She’s goin’ to call your mama and tell her you’re making up stories.”
Katherine Min
November 8, 2018
On Nicole Chung’s memoir All You Can Ever Know, Storytelling, Adoption and Finding Community
Leah Silvieus
September 22, 2018

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