Category Archives: The Blog

Nearing the End of #AsianLitBingo

#AsianLitBingo officially ends on May 31st! Here’s what happened so far this month: Shenwei created the hashtag and campaign. The other co-hosts and I all listed our TBRs and tried to get more involvement. Some co-hosts generously offered prizes. Lots … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk: Free Speech

//So I’ve decided to have longer discussion/opinion based posts again. I know I shied away from politics and removed all of the political posts from my blog a few years ago, but I’m a political junkie so it’s hard to … Continue reading

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#AsianLitBingo Update!

  Just finished my first read for #AsianLitBingo! You can find my review for Mirror in the Sky on Goodreads. Now to patiently wait for my other library holds…

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#AsianLitBingo TBR

I’m so excited to announce that I will be participating in the Asian Lit Bingo Reading Challenge! (I even get to be a host–what, what??) The Asian Lit Bingo Reading Challenge (#AsianLitBingo) was created by Shenwei  @ Reading (As)(I)AN (AM)ERICA … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Reads for 2016

Between starting a whole new career, moving to a new state, and the presidential election, 2016 was a crazy year of ups and downs! I didn’t get to read as many books as I would have liked, but I still … Continue reading

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Where Our Worlds Meet—a discussion with producer, writer, & director Sinakhone Keodara

Sinakhone Keodara is an award-winning producer and writer, a 2014 NBC Universal Talent Lab fellow, and studied at the Santa Monica College Film Program. He is also the founder and CEO of Lao Films & Television, Inc. An LGBTQ comedy—“I … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look!

I’m excited to launch the new website to coincide with the first day of National Poetry Month! As you may have noticed, I’ve been MIA since last year, mainly sticking to twitter to reaffirm every now and then that I’m … Continue reading

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#CancelColbert and the “White Conservative Caricature” Dilemma

On Thursday the Twittersphere blew up over the “Cancel Colbert” hashtag started by “hashtag activist” Suey Park. The campaign was in response to a Colbert Report joke that was tweeted out of context from the Comedy Central promotional account (not … Continue reading

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At the 2013 National Book Festival

This weekend was the 2013 National Book Festival in D.C. For those of you who don’t know, the NBF is a yearly gathering of book lovers hosted by the president and first lady. I’m pretty sure it was started by … Continue reading

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The Life of a Writer: Reasons to Consider a Low-Residency Program

For many people, this summer will either consist of actively looking for grad programs, or putting off the inevitable.  Hello undergraduate classes of 2014! I’ll be posting a general article on searching and applying to grad schools, but for now … Continue reading

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