Articles tagged Essay
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Letter from an Absence I Begin With

By Zaina Alsous | November 12, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The majority of Palestinians live outside of the occupied territories, awake within a paradox: If it is a demand of land that tethers us, what do we make of those millions of us without a memory of the land to cling to?

Sugar on the Gash

By Divya Victor | July 12, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

We are our skins; we are our hides. But my skin, and the skin of others like me, has been torn. It is at the site of this gash that our identity coheres, that our identity is espied.

Literature as a Third Eye

By Hideo Furukawa | January 10, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Having two eyes prevents us from simplifying things, from seeing everything around us two-dimensionally. I guess you could say that seeing through two eyes is what makes us human.

Old Goats, New Villages

By ZH Liew | November 22, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Animals are strangely perceptive—in their instinct to survive, they find a home

Capital Flows Between the Living and Dead

By Yuling Zhong | September 27, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

One person’s ancestor is another person’s ghost—it’s all a matter of perspective.

Blueprints

By Tania De Rozario | September 11, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

We don’t know what we need because we don’t know who we are. We don’t know who we are because we don’t remember who we were.

Writing Toward Home

By Renee Macalino Rutledge | May 10, 2017 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Before I could go back to the Philippines in real life, I did so on paper, through my first novel.

The World Is Full of Paper. Write to Me.

By Sejal Shah | December 8, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Remembering Agha Shahid Ali, 12 years after his passing

Unquarantined

By Brian Leung | October 2, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Rahul Mehta and new pathways for the hyphenated writer

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