By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly It wasn’t until disaster struck that Japanese American author Ruth Ozeki’s latest, critically acclaimed novel, “A Tale for the Time Being,” truly came to life. She had struggled with an earlier version of the story since 2006, eventually completing what she thought was the final version in 2011. “It […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Bestselling author Amy Chua walked toward the microphone and podium. She stood in front of a bookshelf labeled “Collector Editions” to share her thoughts — on everything. “I was misunderstood,” said the proud, strict mother and author of The New York Times bestseller “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” […]
She cares for her family. She gets up early to take her 15-year-old son to school and calls to check in with her two
Vajrayana Dharma Foundation (VDF), a nonprofit organization building dreams for orphan Tibetan girls, organized the Books & Beds at 14,000 ft. fundraiser, a wine and
Redmond resident Alexander Lu, a fourth grader at Bellevue Children’s Academy, won top honors in the KING FM Ten Grands Young Artist Awards competition. The pianist will perform center stage alongside the featured artists at the Ten Grands concert on May 21.
Public indignation was aroused in south Seattle when Joseph Aqui, a level III sex offender, was relocated into the Othello neighborhood without the knowledge of many of the nearby residents. Othello is a predominately Asian neighborhood.