‘Skin molted like a lazy adder/while sinew pooled like glue.//Bone fractured next/like desert rose glass/then melted too.’

By Tom Phan
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A day without a hate crime, Asian-American activism in 1970s Los Angeles, worlds made possible by the NEA

Language boundaries and the quest for diversity, empowerment, and the need for Feminism and International Women’s Day

Essays

‘When we bury someone, cremate them, mark their grave, thousands of miles from their place of birth, we are in some ways promising that we will return to them and that we will return them.’

Interviews

Author Jade Chang talks about her new novel ‘The Wangs vs. the World,’ subverting righteous immigrant stories, and asshole as an endearing term.

Poetry

‘i contour my face with sand & it is war paint on the wrong body. i puncture my nostril with steel & that is a war crime on the wrong body.’

Interviews

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee talks about her new memoir, the restorative power of writing, the doubling that haunts her life, and why Slaughterhouse-Five is a permanent part of her mind.

Essays

‘I was still getting used to the place—how quiet the suburbs are, how calculated in their quietude.’

Another set of resources for transformation, joining resistance movements, building other worlds, and more.

Fiction

From comfort food to college applications, this zine showcases the stories of undocumented women from the Asian Diaspora

A day without a hate crime, Asian-American activism in 1970s Los Angeles, worlds made possible by the NEA

Interviews

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee talks about her new memoir, the restorative power of writing, the doubling that haunts her life, and why Slaughterhouse-Five is a permanent part of her mind.

Language boundaries and the quest for diversity, empowerment, and the need for Feminism and International Women’s Day

Essays

‘When we bury someone, cremate them, mark their grave, thousands of miles from their place of birth, we are in some ways promising that we will return to them and that we will return them.’

Essays

‘I was still getting used to the place—how quiet the suburbs are, how calculated in their quietude.’

Interviews

Author Jade Chang talks about her new novel ‘The Wangs vs. the World,’ subverting righteous immigrant stories, and asshole as an endearing term.

Another set of resources for transformation, joining resistance movements, building other worlds, and more.

Poetry

‘i contour my face with sand & it is war paint on the wrong body. i puncture my nostril with steel & that is a war crime on the wrong body.’

Fiction

From comfort food to college applications, this zine showcases the stories of undocumented women from the Asian Diaspora