anessa Yu has always been able to see people’s fortunes and misfortunes in tea leaves. It’s a gift she never asked for, a gift she never wanted. And when she sees death for the first time—following an unfortunate appointment with a matchmaker—it’s a gift she desperately wants to get rid of, but she’ll settle for controlling it. Otherwise, how can she truly live?
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Haunted Heroine By Sarah Kuhn DAW, 2020 Team Tanaka/Jupiter is back and their membership is growing. Evie, the Tanaka half of the superheroine duo, has just found out she’s pregnant and everyone is thrilled about the group’s newest addition. And Evie is too. Really. But she also can’t help […]
Ji Lin, a smart and ambitious dressmaker’s apprentice, has been moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s mahjong debts.
Mai Le is a California girl through and through and with school out, she can’t wait to spend the summer on the beach with her best friend, Montana.
The war between good and evil is coming and Aru Shah and her Pandava soul sisters are preparing for battle.
Ho-Lee Noodle Shop is taking its business to the next level. This comes in the form of catering.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Faker By Sarah Smith Berkley, 2019 Emmie Echavarre is a faker. She has to be as one of the few female employees at Nuts & Bolts, the power company where she works. During business hours, she works to be tough — the opposite of her easy-going self — […]
Local poet and visual artist Shin Yu Pai’s upcoming book of poems, ENSŌ, promises to intrigue both seasoned poetry readers and beginners to the art. Due out in March from Entre Ríos Books, ENSŌ stands out amongst Pai’s work in that represents an overview and a culmination of everything she has done so far, while leaving no doubt that the journey continues.
Lucky is the biggest K-pop star at the moment. Finishing up her Asia tour with a final performance in Hong Kong, she is about to take the western world by storm with her upcoming performance on the “Later Tonight Show” in her hometown of Los Angeles. But first things first: a burger.
Three homeless teenagers in war-wracked Laos in 1969 find shelter in a once-grand farm manor that has been turned into a crumbling, makeshift hospital.