Articles tagged Fiction
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To Forget the World, Only to Discover the World: A Conversation with Krys Lee

By Hannah Michell | February 27, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The author of How I Became a North Korean speaks about the power of fiction to give clarity to the world.

Rewriting History: Leila S. Chudori’s Home

By Leila S. Chudori | September 24, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘Where was Mas Han? What was he running from? And why hadn’t he called or tried to get in contact with me? These were my questions, those of a wife, a woman, who had no idea how what had happened would affect the fate of the Indonesian people.’

A Ghost Abroad: An Interview with Matthew Salesses

By Ed Lin | September 16, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Debut novelist of The Hundred-Year Flood talks lower-body ghosts, communication subterfuge, and American entitlement

Where We Live Now Was Once Mourned

By Chang-rae Lee | February 13, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

An excerpt from Chang-rae Lee’s On Such A Full Sea

Einstein Saves Hiroshima

By Phong Nguyen | January 23, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

We were both Ahab; the difference was that Einstein, when he set out on the ink-black sea, knew not what monster he had been pursuing.

Sea Time | from The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

By Hanya Yanagihara | October 16, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“It had always been that one of Norton’s fondest dreams—the dream, I think, of many brilliant and overextended men—was that one month, or one year, he’d find himself in a warm place with absolutely no commitments.”

Two Truths, Many Lies, and a Novel

By Swati Marquez | September 10, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Swati Marquez interviews Bushra Rehman on her new work of fiction, Corona.

If Death Is a Postman

By Sinan Antoon | August 21, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

An excerpt from Sinan Antoon’s novel, “The Corpse Washer”

What I Have Learned About the World from Books, and What the World Could Stand to Learn from the Shooting at the Sikh Temple

By Matthew Salesses | August 7, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Matthew Salesses on the power of words and appearances.

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