My senior year in Chapel Hill, I finally got up the courage to take a course in Asian American literature. Stupidly, I treated it as a little experiment. As an adoptee, I had grown up with white parents in a white town in rural Connecticut.
Matthew Salesses was adopted from Korea at age two. His latest book is a novel in flash fiction, I'm Not Saying, I'm Just Saying. He also wrote The Last Repatriate. He writes a column about his wife and baby for The Good Men Project, where he serves as Fiction Editor, and has also written fiction and nonfiction for The Rumpus, Hyphen Magazine, Glimmer Train, American Short Fiction, Guernica, and others. Follow him @salesses.