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Laura Gao Shows Us The Wuhan She Knows and More in “Messy Roots”

Laura Gao shows the Wuhan she knows, what it’s like growing up as a queer immigrant in Texas, and the diversity of Asian Americans in her graphic memoir...

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Children’s Book “Amah Faraway” Brings Closer Memories of Going to Taiwan

“Amah Faraway” by Margaret Chiu Greanias and Tracy Subisak is a fun and relatable nod to Taiwanese American kids going to Taiwan for the first time. ...

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The Stories of Eva Chen and Sophie Diao Radiate in “I Am Golden”

“I Am Golden,” written by Eva Chen and illustrated by Sophie Diao, celebrates the strength of the immigrant story and the joy of being Chinese American. ...

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Cooking Up a Burlesque Show with Calamity Chang

Calamity Chang, founder of the Asian Burlesque Festival, reveals her journey as a burlesque performer and how she produces her dim sum-themed shows. Article...

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American Girl’s Corinne Tan Tackles Family, Fathers, and Fun as Girl of The Year

American Girl of the Year Corinne Tan is a Chinese American skier, sister, and puppy trainer in Aspen, Colorado. Her story teaches girls to embrace family...

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Dressing a New World with Helen Huang, Costume Designer of “Station Eleven”

Mochi chats with Helen Huang, costume designer of "Station Eleven," about designing a fictional post-pandemic world, her process, and what's next....

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Being Seen: Joanna Ho’s “Eyes” Brings Asian Representation to Picture Books

Joanna Ho's "Eyes that Speak to the Stars" follows an Asian boy who finds a new love for the way his eyes are shaped. The book, a companion to "Eyes that Kiss...

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“How We Fall Apart” Toes the Dangerous Line Between Representation & Irresponsibility

"How We Fall Apart" by Katie Zhao is a captivatingly written young adult thriller that exposes different layers of the model minority myth but also...

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The Connection in the Cards: Asian Americans and Tarot

Are you interested in having your cards read? Practicing tarot reading is as simple as pulling a card, asking yourself what you notice, and beginning to tell a...

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The Vietnamese Creation Myth: Looking to Southeast Asia for Inspiration

Growing up, I looked to Western mythology as inspiration for fantasy and stories. In the United States, there always seems to be a fixation on European...

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