For the writer and theorist, psychoanalysis provides a “surprising and generative” vocabulary to examine Asian American history and the “ambivalences of racial interactions and identifications.”
The anonymous industrial music duo on engaging the ideological minefield of US-Taiwan-China relations.
A slacker novel that fights against the philosophy of brokenness, one Hot Cheetos bag at a time.
A novel that possesses the spirit of an oral history and the imaginative possibility of a human tiger tail.
The composer and multimedia artist on raising awareness of the Asian experience during the pandemic.
The debut novelist on writing a novel that reimagines an otherworldly Western with a new focus on gender and immigration.
On writing about the tech industry, interracial relationships, and Asian American historical figures.
On writing a novel in screenplay format, the possibilities of humor, and the plurality of Asian American identity.
The poet’s new collection of essays, Minor Feelings, threads intense friendships, “bad” English, and standup comedy into a meditation on the Asian-American experience.
With contributions from Okkyung Lee, Alan Licht, Aakash Mittal, and more.
The poet on the myth of total knowledge, resisting answers, and the anxiety of completion.
The poet on her new collection and how a person lost to history can survive in the imaginary possibilities of art.
The writer on working across genres, exploring the nuances of transnational identities, and resisting the expectations of a single, Chinese American narrative.