The author of the essay collection Brown Album on living in New York and searching for identity in exile during the worldwide pandemic.

By Wendy Lee
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Poetry

At fifteen Nani shot a / tiger. A big gun in a girl’s hands; I’ve seen the picture.

Poetry

My family has legends in the form of a spider’s legs.

Poetry

At this / moment there are more than two dozen / revolutions occurring around the globe in / Chile, Lebanon, Hong Kong, France, Sudan.

Video

“It’s a time to fight and a time to take care of ourselves.”

Marginalia

A regular round-up of AAWW digital programming to keep you company at home.

Interviews

The author of Days of Distraction on microaggressions in fiction and writing confrontation through fragments

Video

The poet and winner of the Restless Books’ New Immigrant Writing Prize on supporting DRUM and the work of Guyanese poet Martin Carter

Marginalia

Featuring Tarfia Faizullah, Jenny Zhang, CAAAV, and more.

Video

The East Elmhurst-based poet and editor on Ada Limón’s “Instructions on Not Giving Up” and supporting Laal NYC

Video

The Khmer poet and musician brings us a special performance

Essays

Young Asian Americans hit the streets to link arms supporting Black Lives Matter

Interviews

“I would see thousands of people streaming from their officetels to Gangnam station, all very young, very self-possessed, very confident. I was imagining how everyone living in these officetels is very far from home.”

Essays

There is no equity in silence.

Interviews

“As I was writing these poems, I felt that friendship was a constant thing I was returning to.”

Poetry

This little ocean has a way / of submerging everything behind its mask. And Lam, / it has swallowed you whole and I could do / nothing.

Poetry

When my harabeoji died / last spring I thought I’d move to California, convert / to Catholicism, kneel beside my halmeoni at early Mass // become student of those hundred and three / Korean saints though I can’t name more than one.

Essays

From the crop fields in the 1900s to modern-day hospitals, the history of Filipinos in the U.S. is a story of survival and resistance.

Interviews

“This book is labeled historical, but it is a reimagining. It is surreal.”

Poetry

In our home we brewed ginseng tea to battle unnamed / diseases. We held hands with health. I was never good at it, of course: / always too bitter, oversteeped. Always the universe mocking me / from the sidelines.

Essays

A chapter from Year of the Rabbit, a graphic novel memoir of one family’s life under the Khmer Rouge

Poetry

At fifteen Nani shot a / tiger. A big gun in a girl’s hands; I’ve seen the picture.

Essays

Young Asian Americans hit the streets to link arms supporting Black Lives Matter

Poetry

My family has legends in the form of a spider’s legs.

Interviews

“I would see thousands of people streaming from their officetels to Gangnam station, all very young, very self-possessed, very confident. I was imagining how everyone living in these officetels is very far from home.”

Poetry

At this / moment there are more than two dozen / revolutions occurring around the globe in / Chile, Lebanon, Hong Kong, France, Sudan.

Essays

There is no equity in silence.

Video

“It’s a time to fight and a time to take care of ourselves.”

Interviews

“As I was writing these poems, I felt that friendship was a constant thing I was returning to.”

Marginalia

A regular round-up of AAWW digital programming to keep you company at home.

Poetry

This little ocean has a way / of submerging everything behind its mask. And Lam, / it has swallowed you whole and I could do / nothing.

Interviews

The author of Days of Distraction on microaggressions in fiction and writing confrontation through fragments

Poetry

When my harabeoji died / last spring I thought I’d move to California, convert / to Catholicism, kneel beside my halmeoni at early Mass // become student of those hundred and three / Korean saints though I can’t name more than one.

Video

The poet and winner of the Restless Books’ New Immigrant Writing Prize on supporting DRUM and the work of Guyanese poet Martin Carter

Essays

From the crop fields in the 1900s to modern-day hospitals, the history of Filipinos in the U.S. is a story of survival and resistance.

Marginalia

Featuring Tarfia Faizullah, Jenny Zhang, CAAAV, and more.

Interviews

“This book is labeled historical, but it is a reimagining. It is surreal.”

Video

The East Elmhurst-based poet and editor on Ada Limón’s “Instructions on Not Giving Up” and supporting Laal NYC

Poetry

In our home we brewed ginseng tea to battle unnamed / diseases. We held hands with health. I was never good at it, of course: / always too bitter, oversteeped. Always the universe mocking me / from the sidelines.

Video

The Khmer poet and musician brings us a special performance

Essays

A chapter from Year of the Rabbit, a graphic novel memoir of one family’s life under the Khmer Rouge