Articles tagged Trans:Act
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Trans:Act: A Folio of Marketplace Exchanges

By Transpacific Literary Project | June 5, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

20 Thai Baht = 33 Philippine Pesos = 44 Indian Rupees = x bolt of fabric = y square vuông of rice = 15,000 Vietnamese đồng = 2,600 Cambodian Riel = 2.6 Malaysian Ringgit = 9,100 Indonesian Rupiah = unquantifiable sweat

Menukar Rindu | multiple hands exchange a longing for home

By Annisa Savitri and Ninus Andarnuswari and Norman Erikson Pasaribu and Madina Malahayati and Fajar Santoadi | May 30, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Sanggup menahan jerit, menukar peluh menjadi ringgit || [we’re] able to swallow shrieks, exchanging sweat to ringgit

Van Runcit Putih | Neighborhood Sundry Van

By Zedeck Siew and Sharon Chin | April 26, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Sakit lelah aku tidak lain dan tidak bukan harga hidup senang aku kini || My asthma is the cost of the middle-class life I live now

បង្កងទឹកសាប និងឈ្មោះប្លែកៗ | Freshwater Lobster and the Trouble with Names

By Phina So | April 25, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

៦០០០០រៀល! មើលទៅបង! បង្កងធំៗណាស់! || 60,000 KHR. Big ones! Look at them, sister!

Những tin tức về một ngôi làng | Chronicles of A Village

By Nguyễn Thanh Hiện and Nguyễn Hoàng Quyên | April 24, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

một cây vải đổi lấy mười vuông thóc || one bolt of fabric for ten vuông of unhusked rice

Kaemon accho? Shob thik?

By Jonaki Ray | April 22, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Grandfather would have bought the Ilish—not wincing at the 1200 rupees per kilogram

ตลาดนัด | The Flea Markets

By Duanwad Pimwana and Mui Poopoksakul | April 19, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

รองเท้านักเรียนคู่นั้นยี่สิบบาทเองหรือ || These school uniform shoes are only twenty baht?


By Nikka Cornelio-Baker | April 17, 2019 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Mamsa! Sitenta’ng kilo! || Jack fish, seventy pesos a kilogram.

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