“In typical Filipino fashion, my aunt expressed her love not through words of encouragement or affectionate embraces, but through food. Food was how she communicated. Food was how she found her place in the world. When someone rejected her food, they were really rejecting her… Read More
“The last war was on a different shore, with different people, in a different country, and there’s no going back, back to that life. She realizes this now, but that doesn’t make it ache any less. In fact, the ache grows. It grows into two… Read More
It’s almost May, baby! And that means three things: We’re already almost halfway through 2021 Taurus season is upon us It’s almost AAPI Heritage Month, and therefore it’s almost time for Asian Readathon!
“Am I even Korean anymore if there’s no one left to call and ask which brand of seaweed we used to buy?” I’m in my early 20s. I haven’t lived with my family full-time since I was 17 and moved to attend college in Northern… Read More
“When our language,‘Ōlelo Hawai’i, was outlawed, so our gods went, so our prayers went, so ideas went, so the island went.” My Goodreads review for SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS begins, “this is easily one of the best books I’ve ever read holy ****.… Read More
As Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month approaches, I really can’t wait to start celebrating the craft and work of Asian American authors. In light of the recent violence and racism targeting, harming, and even killing Asian Americans across the U.S., I think it’s… Read More