Hyphen and The Asian American Writers’ Workshop have selected Timothy
Tau as the 2011 Asian American Short Story Contest winner for “The
Understudy,” a story about an Asian American actor trying to make it in
Writers, you have more time to enter The Asian American Short Story Contest, presented by Hyphen and The Asian American Writers' Workshop. The winner receives $1,000.
Brian Leung's second novel, Take Me Home, is loosely based on the very real event of a massacre of Chinese coal miners in 1885 in Rock Springs, WY. This was when the Chinese were called "coolies" and thought to be cunning and inscrutable.