An image is a seizure of likeness

By Bret Yamanaka
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On Lisa Hsiao Chen’s Activities of Daily Living and the art that makes us see the world differently

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I’m learning, each day, what it may mean to live.

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I have never met anyone who looked like me.

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Pulled up in the net of memory

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Bangladesh, 1971—an excerpt from In Sensorium

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The poet on her ghosts and inspirations.

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In which we awaken and make new meaning from our archive

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On the past and present of finding and sharing Asian diasporic literature

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Remembering the AAWW offices in the East Village and Koreatown

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AAWW’s current executive director reflects on virtual space and community

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there is no self just rapture

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Twenty-one writers interpret the genre

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Each wave, larger than the one before.

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Migrant and Asian sex workers have long advocated for rights, not rescue, creating cross-racial and transnational networks of care along the way.

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It is so difficult to live as exposition. This is the strain Su acknowledges, the weight of one’s own footnote.

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Food roots us in a place. It follows that ingredients—and the spaces in which we find them—do the same.

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The first reading I ever gave was at Basement Workshop

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Remembering the Workshop’s basement office in the late nineties

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On AAWW as a space of solace and connection

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The Workshop as a space of “experimentation and even error”

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On Lisa Hsiao Chen’s Activities of Daily Living and the art that makes us see the world differently

Essays

there is no self just rapture

Essays

I’m learning, each day, what it may mean to live.

Essays

Twenty-one writers interpret the genre

Essays

I have never met anyone who looked like me.

Essays

Each wave, larger than the one before.

Essays

Pulled up in the net of memory

Essays

Migrant and Asian sex workers have long advocated for rights, not rescue, creating cross-racial and transnational networks of care along the way.

Essays

Bangladesh, 1971—an excerpt from In Sensorium

Essays

It is so difficult to live as exposition. This is the strain Su acknowledges, the weight of one’s own footnote.

Essays

The poet on her ghosts and inspirations.

Essays

Food roots us in a place. It follows that ingredients—and the spaces in which we find them—do the same.

Essays

In which we awaken and make new meaning from our archive

Essays

The first reading I ever gave was at Basement Workshop

Essays

On the past and present of finding and sharing Asian diasporic literature

Essays

Remembering the Workshop’s basement office in the late nineties

Essays

Remembering the AAWW offices in the East Village and Koreatown

Essays

On AAWW as a space of solace and connection

Essays

AAWW’s current executive director reflects on virtual space and community

Essays

The Workshop as a space of “experimentation and even error”