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Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 29, 2014 - 3:16pm

Five Asian American women writers discuss APIA literature, race, identity, the role of APIA-centric publications, favorite books, and more.

Nicole Soojung Callahan | February 19, 2015 - 1:23pm

(image by Vincent Diamante via Flickr)

February brings us the aptly named short story "Snowmen" by Dickson Lam. But Lam's story is less about winter and more about belonging (or not) and the longing for an absent father.

-- Karissa Chen, Fiction & Poetry Editor

Dickson Lam | February 18, 2015 - 11:09am

Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the co-director of Caring Across Generations, Ai-jen Poo tackles the challenge of how our country can provide care for the rapidly growing elderly population in her book 'The Age of Dignity.'

Momo Chang | February 18, 2015 - 10:29am

Advantageous is a sci-fi feature film directed by Jennifer Phang, and written by Phang as well as Jacqueline Kim which premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at 2015 Sundance. It also won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Collaborative Vision at the festival.

Timothy Tau | February 11, 2015 - 9:20am

Fresh Off the Boat is not just about Asian America seeing itself for the first time in mainstream media. It’s that we see ourselves while other non-Asian Americans can see us at the same time, too. 

Ky-Phong Tran | February 9, 2015 - 10:42pm

A Hyphen editor's immigrant mom reviews Fresh Off the Boat.

Melissa Hung | February 8, 2015 - 5:55pm

Here are the five films from Asian or Asian American filmmakers that received awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Ari Laurel | February 6, 2015 - 1:02pm
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf

Tensions between the historical and personal are further complicated by Dempster's mixed race heritage in his first book, Topaz.

Jeffrey Thomas Leong | February 2, 2015 - 2:08pm

The future of Asian America listens to '90s rap. 

Kyle Casey Chu | January 30, 2015 - 3:45pm

Samrat Upadhyay's latest novel narrates a scorned wife's determination to punish her adulterous husband, his mistress and the son produced by her husband's infidelity.

Jee Yoon Lee | January 29, 2015 - 1:24pm
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