The Scripps National Spelling Bee has attracted attention the past several years for the number of South Asian American winners.
Khai Diep doesn’t really have emotions. While he might feel little things like irritation or contentment, he doesn’t do the big ones like grief. Or love. But his family knows better.
Following the death of his sister Swati, Harit’s mother can no longer function. So to help the two of them cope, he has taken to dressing up in a sari to pass himself off as his sister.
Lana Lee is back and in this third installment of Chien’s Noodle Shop Mystery series, it is all about the noodles.
This year’s Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) selection of Asian films offers a kaleidoscopic view on China, a country known for its turbulent history immediately followed by its accelerated growth. While many of these films are part of SIFF’s China Stars, a program of films meant to promote cross cultural showcase and exchange, most will not be promoted in China.
In Andover, superpowers are commonplace. And as the daughter of the city’s two dedicated superheroes, Smasher and Shockwave, it’s easy to assume Jessica Tran would also have superpowers.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Empire of Sand By Tasha Suri Orbit, 2018 As the daughter of a nobleman, Mehr lives a privileged life. But with an Amrithi mother, that privilege is limited. In an empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods, the Amrithi people are both shunned by society and coveted for […]
After dedicating years as a speechwriter for a Philippine senator, Ben Cacho suddenly finds himself in the midst of a political scandal, thrown under the bus and out of a job.
Sefia’s childhood was not like most. Growing up, she and her parents stayed under the radar and they taught her what to do in case anything ever happened to them. And when something does happen — a few years after her mother died from illness, her father is brutally murdered — she flees to the wilderness with her aunt Nin.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Well, another year is coming to a close and with that, (at least for me) another year’s worth of reading has come and gone — in short, a lot of books. Here, I’ve narrowed it down, in no particular order, to my top 10 reads of 2018. Happy holidays […]