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Watch Amitav Ghosh Talk about the Ibis Trilogy

By AAWW Staff | September 7, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Brooklyn, Opium, Diaspora, Imodium. The celebrated writer in conversation on the release of River of Smoke in 2011

Night Garden: An Excerpt from Bright Lines

By Tanwi Nandini Islam | August 21, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘She planted the tiny sleeping nuggets into the ground, as a small prayer. One day, they would metamorphose, escape into the world as something altogether different.’

Not My Father’s Equal

By Julie Wu | July 24, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

I didn’t expect him to smile and say, “I love you,” as Americans did. I had never seen him smile and I would never expect him to embrace me; he never had. But perhaps there was some way—some subtle, casual way—that he could acknowledge my worth.

The Opposite of a Train

By Jennifer Tseng | July 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The image of my small life without the young man was one of a library with its doors locked, or simpler and more terrifying, that of a book with half its pages missing.’

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