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Posts Tagged: Chinese American

Rice Cake Love

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I’ll always wish for one last dim sum, one more time to hear the words “I love you, too.”

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The Language of Grief: Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

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To grieve is to demonstrate dedication to those we love.

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Mothers of My Diaspora

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It paralyzes me to think about the sacrifices my family made before I was in my mother’s womb. When they came here they knew they would lose a part of their language, their memories, their sanctity of self.

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The Rumpus Interview with Vanessa Hua

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Vanessa Hua discusses her debut collection, Deceit and Other Possibilities, writing fiction in order to understand life as an American-born child of immigrants, and the importance of literary community.

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Fitting Characters and Scripts

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Unwittingly, my mother teaches me in this conversation her generation’s word for gay: 同性恋. I look it up in an online dictionary, three characters in my mother’s tongue. Same, sex, and love.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Jade Chang

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Jade Chang discusses her new novel The Wangs vs. the World, citizen journalism, and how to write an immigrant story that’s not all about pain.

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