Articles tagged camp
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Camp: An Asian American Reading List

By AAWW | October 3, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The conversations, stories, and works of literature and scholarship that inspired our most recent special issue “Camp.”

Shallows

By Maya McCoy | September 28, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The dreams only start after camp, after I take my first swim with Appah. I watch him with binoculars as he moves farther and farther out into the deep.

The Art of the Camp Ghost Story

By Nancy Huang | September 27, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The campus was haunted and we all knew it. That summer we flinched around every corner, put our hands out in front of us when we turned off the lights.

Immigrant’s Lament

By Phuong T. Vuong | September 18, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

This is my small sphere. / I’ll make good, stay folded in myself. I promise / to memorize the bramble and texture of garden walls.

Immigrant Returns: A Summer on the Taiwanese Study Tour Love Boat

By Audrea Lim | September 17, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Borders and exclusion are the flip side of identity. They are all components of the question: “Who belongs?”

What’s on TV

By Angie Sijun Lou | September 14, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Mama runs inside to bang on the bathroom door and yell Chinese vocabulary words at me—yellow light, borrowed light, get in the car, open. I dip my head underwater so every word sounds like a vowel, oceanic and slow.

Camp: A Special Issue of The Margins

By AAWW | September 11, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop
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A collection of essays, poems, and stories by Asian American writers that trouble, expand, and redefine the space of the camp

Cherrystone, For Us

By Andrea Juele | September 11, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Fingers caked with wet / rice break backs and bellies, / pluck gills, / scrape eggs, tear limbs / Tita takes our legs– / cracks them / under a glass jar for us. / We suck shells ’til twilight.

Carrying the Fire in the Windy City

By Kenji Kuramitsu | September 10, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

A personal history of race and the American outdoors, from Chicago’s Red Summer to Japanese American incarceration

Camp: Call for Submissions

By AAWW | June 7, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

We’re now accepting submissions to a new special issue of The Margins.

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