But David eventually comes to realize that he, too, holds a certain level of privilege. ...more
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Anastacia-Reneé, Andrew Proctor, Ashley Sweeney, Beth Konkoski, C Pam Zhang, Carolyn Forche, Charlie Clark, Chelsea Bieker, Chris L. Terry, Christopher Paul Curtis, Claudia Rankine, danielle evans, darryl pinckney, Deborah Landau, Ed Lin, Elizabeth Topp, Ellen Notbohm, Genevieve Hudson, Hafizah Geter, James Carroll, Jess Walter, Joyelle McSweeney, Jubi Arriola-Headley, Kimberly Alidio, Kristin Harmel, Linda Kass, Mariama White-Hammond, Marisa Siegel, Martha Minow, Michael Davis, Naomi Hirahara, Natalie Wee, Nate Marshall, Nic Stone, Notable Online, Patricia Spears jones, Patrick Donnelly, Rebecca Kirby, Roxane Gay, Safia Jama, Siri Hustvedt, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Stephen Greenblatt, Steven Leyva, Susannah R. Drissi, Tara Elliott, Terrance Hayes, Timothy Snyder, Todd Gitlin, Toi Derricotte, Tracy Lynne Oliver
Rumpus editors share a list of new and forthcoming books to celebrate APIA Heritage Month!
Tags: A Burning, A Fish Growing Lungs, A Nail the Evening Hangs On, A Prayer for Travelers, AAPI Heritage Month, Adeeba Shahid Talukder, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Alexandra Chang, Ali Wong, Alysia Sawchyn, American Harvest, APIA, APIA Heritage Month, Arhm Choi Wild, Arrow, Bestiary, Birthright, bodega, Breasts and Eggs, Brown Album, C Pam Zhang, Cathy Park Hong, Chanel Miller, Charles Yu, Connor & Seal, Craig Santos Perez, Cut to Bloom, David Boyd, David Tung Can't Get a Girlfriend until He Gets into an Ivy League College, Days of Distraction, Dear Girls, Deceit and Other Possibilities, Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear, E.J. Koh, Ed Lin, Eric Tran, Erin Entrada Kelly, Fairest, Foreign Bodies, George Abraham, Good Boys, Habitat Threshold, How Much Of These Hills Is Gold, Inconvenient Daughter, Interior Chinatown, Jee Leong Koh, Jenny Zhang, Jia Tolentino, K Ming Chang, Karen Tei Yamashita, Kay Ulanday Barrett, Ken Liu, Kevin Nguyen, Kimiko Hahn, Know My Name, Lauren J. Sharkey, Leah Silvieus, Lee Herrick, leland cheuk, Little Gods, Lysley Tenorio, Marie Mutsuki Mockett, Mary-Kim Arnold, Matt Ortile, Matthew Salesses, Megan Fernandes, Megha Majumdar, Members Only, Meng Jin, Meredith Talusan, Mieko Kawakami, Minor Feelings, Monica Sok, Monique Truong, More Than Organs, Muslim Women Are Everything, My Baby First Birthday, New Waves, Nghi Vo, No Good Very Bad Asian, Obit, Patron Saints of Nothing, Porochista Khakpour, Quotients, Randy Ribay, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Ruchika Tomar, Sam Bett, Sameer Pandya, Sansei and Sensibility, Seema Yasmin, Sejal Shah, Shahr-e-jaanaan: The City of the Beloved, Starling Days, Steph Cha, Su Hwang, Sumita Chakraborty, That Was Then This Is Now, The Empress of Salt and Fortune, The Fish & The Dove, The Groom Will Keep His Name, The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer, The Hidden Girl and Other Stories, The Magical Language of Others, The Son of Good Fortune, The Sweetest Fruits, This Is One Way to Dance, Tracy O'Neill, Trick Mirror, vanessa hua, Victoria Chang, Vijay Seshadri, We Dream of Space, What to Read When, World of Wonders, Your House Will Pay
Literary events in and around L.A. this week!
Tags: Andrew Tonkovich, Ashaki Jackson, Bill Mohn, Brendan Constantine, Brooke Barker, Chiwan Choi, Dan Falk, Dana Johnson, ector Tobar, Ed Lin, Eileen Truax, Erica Dawson, Geoffrey G O'Brien, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Jessica Hische, John Scalzi, Joseph Olshan, Justine Bateman, Kim Sagwa, Kirin Khan, Kwame Alexander, Lauren Reeves, Libby Babbott-Klein, Lily Hoang, los angeles, Marie Miranda Cruz, Max Reisman, Michael Ausiello, Moon Zappa, Morgan Parker, Naomi Hirahara, Nikki Giovanni, Notable LA, notable los angeles, Paul Lieber, Pete Souza, Rachel McLeod Kaminer, Reyna Grande, Rocío Carlos, Sandra Simonds, Sara Borjas, Tahereh Mafi, traci kato-kiriyama, Walter Mosley, Wendy Calhoun, Willie Pena, Zack Teperman, Zainab Salbi
As an editor of color, one advantage I have is that writers of color are comfortable knowing I’m not asking for edits to artificially enhance or to cover up their race. It’s not weird to me that their characters look like them. ...more
Tags: AAWW, Cave Canem, Courtney Elizabeth Mauk, diversity in publishing, Ed Lin, editing, editor, Jimin Han, Junot Diaz, Katie Salisbury, Kundiman, Lee & Low Books, Little a, Matthew Salesses, Scholastic Book Fair, Ted Wheeler, Viet Dinh, Vivian Lee, writers of color
It’s that time of year again, where writers young and old, from all corners of the country, come to congregate in one gigantic, frenetic, neurotic, alcohol-infused crowd, in a couple of fancy hotels no one can really afford, to stay in and talk shop (or not, depending on how your writing’s been this year). That’s right: […]
Tags: Ada Calhoun, Alan Heathcock, Alan MIchael Parker, Alexander Chee, Alissa Nutting, AWP 2015, Benjamin Garcia, Benjamin Percy, Caitlin Horrocks, Carl Phillips, Charles Baxter, Cheryl Strayed, Claudia Rankine, Cream City Review, danielle evans, Dean Bakopoulos, Dessa, Dinaw Mengestu, Ed Lin, Edan Lepucki, elissa schappell, Eugenia Leigh, Eula Biss, francine prose, Gina Frangello, Hyphen Magazine, Jamie Quatro, Jennine Capó Crucet, Jenny Johnson, Joshua Ferris, Julia Fierro, Karen Russell, Karissa Chen, Kate Bernheimer, katey schultz, Katie Raissian, kelly link, kim barnes, Kima Jones, LaShonda Katrice Barnett, Leslie Jamison, Louise Erdrich, Maggie Nelson, Marjorie Sandor, Molly Antopol, Ocean Vuong, Pablo Miguel Martinez, Phil Klay, rebecca makkai, Regie Cabico, Richard Bausch, Rob Spillman, Roger Reeves, Roxane Gay, Ruben Quesada, Stacey D'erasmo, Stephen Elliott, Stuart Dybeck, Tara McKelvey, this week in short fiction, Tin House, Tina Bartolome, TJ Jarrett, tom franklin