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Growing Up in the 626

By Katie Salisbury | August 31, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Coming to terms with my mixed-race heritage as a kid in Southern California’s largest Asian enclave

Foraging

By Aditya Desai | February 5, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

He’d gotten used to the routine of filling out the job applications: name, address, past positions, done. But then came that deadly box, ‘Have you ever been convicted of a crime or felony?’

Viet Thanh Nguyen: Anger in the Asian American Novel

By Paul Tran | June 29, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer talks about reshaping histories of the Vietnam War and finding humanity in the inhuman.

Fortune and Riot

By MK Hall | May 8, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The Korean community has a special name for the LA riots: Sa-I-Gu, Four-Two-Nine, the day it all began.’

Aamer Rahman: How to be Angry and Artistic at the Same Time

By Esther Wang | April 13, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The Australian comedian chats about Iggy Azalea, why he doesn’t write jokes for white people, and the power of post-9/11 comedy.

The Lark Essays

By AAWW Staff | March 23, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Bushra Rehman’s “Two Truths and a Lie” writing workshop was held up at gunpoint last fall. Three writers tell the story of what happened and join a conversation about gentrification and police violence in NYC.

The Limits of Diversity

By Jennifer Pan | March 12, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

How the feel-good politics of multiculturalism have blinded the literary world to the roots of racial inequality

Picking Battles with Jillian Tamaki

By Anne Ishii | February 12, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The 2015 Caldecott Honor-winning artist talks about adoption, race, and visibility in the coming-of-age graphic novel This One Summer.

All Joking Aside: Jenny Zhang and Monica McClure

By Jenny Zhang and Monica McClure | February 6, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A conversation about humor, race, and the search for decolonized jokes

Minority Rules: 2050, According to Jaret Vadera

By Jaret Vadera | January 31, 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. Here is Jaret Vadera, an interdisciplinary artist based in New York and interested in the hidden structures of power.

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