By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Of all the methods used by dissidents to escape mainland China and enter Hong Kong, swimming the distance is quite possibly the most dangerous. But Kent Wong, a retired anesthesiologist living near Seattle, attempted that swim twice, sharing his life, and his hope, with a group of such brave […]
Twelve-year-old Faryn Liu wants nothing more than to become a warrior in the Jade Society and honor her family and the gods.
When Harry Manaka was in the band Somethin’ Else, they played for crowds of 500-600 people—the majority of whom were Asian American.
By TERRY TANG Associated Press Like many famous comics, Jo Koy had early struggles at comedy clubs. But, unlike them, the half white and half Filipino comedian could only seem to book spots on ethnic theme nights like “Wonton Wednesdays’’ and “Asian Invasion.’’ “There’s a lot of comics that had to do it. I’m not […]
Meet Bảo Nguyễn and Linh Mai, two Vietnamese American teens who go to the same high school and whose families both own phở restaurants.
For 12 years, the magical Kingdom of Avalon has been encased in ice—ever since the Snow Queen waged her war. Former citizens are now refugees scattered across a world devoid of magic.
Jameela Mirza has just been named features editor of her middle school newspaper—quite the honor for a seventh grader.
Well readers, another year has gone by and goodness, what a year it’s been. With most of our regular day-to-day activities now confined to our homes, escapism took on a whole new meaning. So here are my top 10 reads (in no particular order) that helped me — and hopefully, you — take a break from the reality that was 2020.
Lana Lee is back and she’s got a full plate. She’s still running her family’s Chinese restaurant in Asia Village in Cleveland, which is challenging at best.
For over 40 years, Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton have been bringing vital works of Korean language fiction and nonfiction to the English-speaking world.