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AAWW TV: St. Lenox Sings

By AAWW | June 29, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

St. Lenox performs a four-song set at the Workshop, including a track from his second album

Ashok and Vijay Squeeze Blood from a Drum Machine

By Ashok Kondabolu | April 20, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ashok Kondabolu speaks to Vijay Iyer about an alternate history of jazz, opening institutional spaces, and the resistance and defiance within music.

Keeping Tabs: Alien(ation)

By AAWW's | February 24, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Poetry mixtapes, music for aliens, Asian American science fiction and more.

Ashok and Riz the Day Of

By Ashok Kondabolu | August 25, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The Night Of’ star Riz Ahmed talks to Ashok Kondabolu about cricket jerseys, patriotism, acting while brown, and race in the UK.

A Penny Short

By Peter HZ Hsu | March 18, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘I left them both at the wedding reception. The best man was toasting the groom by listing all the women he’d given up for his new bride, and I’d had about enough.’

Ashok and Hua Freestyle in a Freezing Greenpoint Park

By Ashok Kondabolu | February 25, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Journalist and music critic Hua Hsu talks to Ashok Kondabolu about the best and worst of his dad’s record collection and how his fascination with rap beef inspired his upcoming book

Nonstop Mixing: The Bay Area’s First Filipino Mobile DJ Crew

By Oliver Wang | November 2, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

In the mid-1970s, with a DIY fog machine and light stands made of tire rims, Sound Explosion brought the experience of the discotheque back to garage parties, school dances, and weddings.

There’s No Place Called Home

By Mei Schultz | June 19, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Gene Oishi, author of the novel Fox Drum Bebop, reflects on the Japanese American story beyond the wartime experience.

Music Maps: Three Poems by Warren Liu

By Warren Liu | April 28, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

If these are ghosts, trace them / in the dismal notes of the gutter, / the window’s drumming murmur

Fred Ho’s Radical Imagination

By Diane Fujino | October 17, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“I fear that we’ll remember Fred’s evocative style, but forget his penetrating political substance.” On remembering what not to forget.

(Un)American, (Un)Cool

By Kavita Das | August 4, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

What the marginalization of Asian Americans in an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery says about the appropriation of “cool.”

A Soundtrack to Ed Lin’s New Novel, Ghost Month

By Ed Lin | July 30, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The sounds of Taipei, from farting mopeds to bustling night markets, unfold through tracks by Joy Division, Asobi Sekksu, Dum Dum Girls and more

A Soundtrack to “Southern Cross the Dog”

By Bill Cheng | August 28, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Bill Cheng talks us through his five favorite blues musicians, and how their work inspired his debut novel.

Ashok and Amrit Go to the Movies

By Ashok Kondabolu | October 8, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Stereogum editor Amrit Singh has a hang with Das Racist hypeman Ashok Kondabolu. Proper nouns mentioned: George Washington, Britney Spears, Jenny Slate (a.k.a. the “Marcel the Shell” girl), and C. Mohan (Bollywood’s most iconic designer).

From Laundromats to Radiolab: Jad Abumrad Peers into Thao Nguyen’s Old Soul

By Jad Abumrad | September 19, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“The first real song I wrote was a book report for Lord of the Flies.”

Catch Me Online: The Dead Do Not Improve’s Jay Caspian Kang

By Hua Hsu | September 14, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The journalist and debut fiction writer chats with fellow Grantland writer Hua Hsu about his new neo-noir novel, grading papers, and Duck Down videos.

Mountain Brothers: Winning Voices

By Oliver Wang | July 16, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

“Since their submission was purely auditory, no one at Sprite realized they were Asian American.”

WATCH: Celebrating the Lifetime Achievements of Jessica Hagedorn at PageTurner 2011

By Jessica Wang | June 9, 2012 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Ma-Yi Theater Company pays tribute to Jessica Hagedorn with a special performance.

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