"I am sitting on the carpet of my childhood home, wondering if it is possible to miss someone I have never met."
January 6, 2019
Being Pakistani meant I had to follow the patriarchy my family brought over to our one bedroom apartment.
April 9, 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.
January 9, 2019
“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.”
November 8, 2018
August 16, 2018
Truthfully, Grandpa saw things neither I nor my brother could see.
June 15, 2018
Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan
June 6, 2018
Elizabeth Miki Brina
May 25, 2018
A Review of Clarissa Goenawan’s first novel Rainbirds
May 6, 2018
Home plate was where I first learned to bat, and our yard was where I first made friends in America.
April 19, 2018
Review of The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh
April 15, 2018
The adults on the tour bus interrogated me about American politics and culture: Could I explain the Black Lives Matter movement? What was my opinion on economic opportunities for Asians in Silicon Valley? Did I think Americans were fake because they were always smiling? Who was this Justin Bieber person?
March 19, 2018
A Review & Commendation for all of the Loves and People in Jason Magabo Perez’s This is for the mostless
March 1, 2018
An Interview with F.C. Yee
Evelyn NienMing Chien
December 7, 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.
November 14, 2017