Issue 26: The South - Spring 2013


Why thousands of Hawaiian prisoners are languishing in the Arizona desert

Toshio Meronek - January 24, 2013


Hindu temples in the South offer open places of worship.

Ivy Le - June 20, 2013
  • What's it like to be an Asian American student at a historically black college?
  • Comedian D’Lo reveals the magical powers of a transgender stud king.


Remembering Gong and Martha Lum at the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum.

Jacqueline Clay - June 20, 2013

First Person

A second-generation Amerasian on activism and her father’s life and legacy.

Thuy-Anh Vo - January 29, 2013

Poetry and Fiction

Poetry by Brynn Saito

Brynn Saito - January 27, 2013

Food and Agriculture

Personal histories from Southern Chinese American restaurant families

Anita Chen - January 24, 2013


More authors are self-publishing and succeeding at it.

Abigail Licad - June 20, 2013
  • Thanhha Lai explores symbols emblematic of the American South from her young adult novel.

Best of the Blog

Recent highlights from Hyphen’s blog

Sylvie Kim - February 22, 2013

Editor's Note

Lisa Wong Macabasco - January 22, 2013


Lisa Wong Macabasco - January 23, 2013


How genetic data shapes science and medicine and what is being done to change it.

Dharushana Muthulingam - January 23, 2013


Asian Americans are on the rise in Southern politics.

Lin Yang - February 26, 2013
  • AAPIs won some historic federal seats in 2012, but still have a long way to go towards proportional representation.


Confectionery artisan and designer Jenna Park adds sugar and spice to the blog world.

Gloria Kim - January 23, 2013