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.”
Rosine Mbaka’s film Delphine’s Prayers (Tândor Films) documents her friend—a fellow Cameroonian immigrant in Brussels—as she reckons with the aftermath of sexual violence.
A novel set in Vietnam and the United States about inheriting stories and forging new ones.
A poetry collection about how to handle unfinished business.
Two memoirs about immigrant roots—from the Soviet Union to Syria—and growing up queer on the cultural margins of New York City.
Increasingly, poems reach me physically, testing my physical and emotional boundaries—looking for places they might get inside, frequencies at which I might hear, poking at sensuous dead zones.
The writer on her new book Brown Album, personal essays, camp as armor, the hyperreal, and designing her own Barbie.
On writing a memoir about the undocumented immigrant experience.
Exploring Grenada’s past and present.
A photojournalist discusses the stories behind his images of immigration in an age of militarized border enforcement.
The poet on returning to the Philippines, writing about queer identity, and producing a book that is a document of the body.
A novella of warranted paranoia.
The writer on working across genres, exploring the nuances of transnational identities, and resisting the expectations of a single, Chinese American narrative.
Examining the politics of representation.
Disfiguring the hegemony of standard English.
From a tragic shipwreck to an epic, collective political art project.
An experimental documentary on border crossing, less about that place than what it represents.
A story of immigration and integration.