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Sonneting: Two Poems by Sreshtha Sen

By Sreshtha Sen | October 4, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘Night, she tries to define herself but forgets / her skin is already inked into a script.’

Keeping Tabs: Gridded Space

By AAWW | September 23, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Urban university politics, labor strikes, skateboard tricks, probably-canned broth, and more.

Self-Portrait as GPS

By Steven Chung | September 20, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

How the steering wheel / points nowhere except towards itself. / And such is the spinning of the mind: / everywhere. When we drove into new / cities it was only a different shape of haze.

Ashok and Ayesha Take a Break from the American Dream

By Ashok Kondabolu | September 16, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Writer Ayesha Siddiqi talks to Ashok Kondabolu about growing anti-Muslim anxieties, her new job at Viceland and what keeps people up at night.

The Ultimate Femme Fatale: Noir in Manila

By Jessica Hagedorn | July 16, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Jessica Hagedorn writes about the city of her birth, where “either nothing surprises you, or everything does.”

Letter From a Hotel Room in Centum City

By Alex Jung | February 7, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I logged onto the Internet and searched for others like me. I never found them, but I invited them over to my hotel room anyway.”

Minority Rules: 2050, According to An Xiao Mina

By An Xiao Mina | January 23, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

In three decades, the United States will have a “majority-minority” population. We asked four artists to consider this demographic shift. First up is An Xiao Mina, a designer and artist who focuses on the role of technology in building communities.

Excerpt: Lament in the Night

By Shōson Nagahara | December 6, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Originally published in Japanese in 1925, this naturalist noir masterpiece follows itinerant day laborer Ishikawa Sazuko as he prowls the back alleys of Los Angeles, looking for a meal, a job, or just some companionship. With an introduction by translator Andrew Leong.

Speaker in a Future Age: Ed Bok Lee on Poetry, Places and the Death of Tongues

By Sueyeun Juliette Lee | November 28, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I have a mole on the bottom of my foot, and some of my more superstitious relatives told me that if you have a mole on the sole of one foot, you’ll always yearn to visit new places more than most.”

Cobra Notes for Ban

By Bhanu Kapil | October 17, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I want a literature that is not made from literature.”

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