Viet Thanh Nguyen Interviewed by Michael Collier

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection The Refugees was selected as the University of Maryland’s First Year Book for 2018-19, and as part of a two-day series of events launching a “Year of Immigration” initiative at UMD, Michael Collier, Director of the Creative Writing Program, interviewed the Pulitzer-prize winning author and critic. The hour-long public [Continue Reading…]

Open In Emergency- Digital Version

  A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health **Please note that the hard copies of both Open in Emergency and the Tarot decks have sold out, and this is the digital version of the issue. Thank you for all of your support!** Issues and Subscriptions Open in Emergency Digital Version $10.00 USD If you’re interested in [Continue Reading…]

A Special Issue Celebrating Asian Arts Initiative’s 25th Anniversary

Table of Contents for History Place Presence: 25th Anniversary of Asian Arts Initiative  Volume 9, Issue 2: Fall/Winter 2018   Issues and Subscriptions Single issue AALR v9i2, print $28.00 USD1-year AALR v9 subscription, print $45.00 USDSingle issue AALR v9i2, print, Canada $43.00 USDSingle issue AALR v9i2, print, int’l $48.00 USD1-year AALR v9 subscription, print, int’l [Continue Reading…]

The AALR Book of Curses

What is a curse in a broken world? A kind of intervention, a magic, other language that intervenes where existing language is not enough–or part of the problem. Issues AALR Book of Curses, U.S. $30.00 USDAALR Book of Curses, Canada $40.00 USDAALR Book of Curses, International $50.00 USDAALR Book of Curses, Institutional/Library $100.00 USD Continuing [Continue Reading…]

Interview: Kay Ulanday Barrett by Laura Kina

On November 16, 2016, I talked with poet Kay Ulanday Barrett about their book When the Chant Comes: Poems 2003-2016 (Topside Press, 2016). Kay or K. aka @brownroundboi self-identifies as navigating the world as a “disabled pin@yamerikan transgender queer.” Conducted just days after the 2016 Presidential election and in the wake of the summer 2016 Pulse [Continue Reading…]

Fall/Winter 2017: Stateless

Table of Contents for Stateless Volume 8, Issue 2: Fall/Winter 2017   Issues and Subscriptions Single issue AALR v8i2, print $22.00 USD1-year AALR v8 subscription, print $36.00 USDSingle issue AALR v8i2, print, Canada $37.00 USD1-year AALR v8 subscription, print, Canada $66.00 USDSingle issue AALR v8i2, print, int’l $42.00 USD1-year AALR v8 subscription, print, int’l $76.00 [Continue Reading…]

Open In Emergency Student Price – Tarot Deck Only (SOLD OUT)

  A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health **Please note that both Open in Emergency and the Tarot decks have sold out. Thank you for all of your support!** The Open in Emergency REPRINT is coming! August 2019. Stay tuned for contests and a Kickstarter campaign in spring and summer 2019. Please direct any inquiries to editors@aalrmag.org. [Continue Reading…]

NORTH/SOUTH: Literary Atlas of Asians in the Americas, Excepting the U.S.

Table of Contents for NORTH/SOUTH: Literary Atlas of Asians in the Americas, Excepting the U.S.   Issues and Subscriptions Single issue AALR v812, print $22.00 USD1-year AALR v8 subscription, print $36.00 USDSingle issue AALR v812, print, Canada $37.00 USD1-year AALR v8 subscription, print, Canada $66.00 USDSingle issue AALR v812, print, int’l $42.00 USD1-year AALR v8 [Continue Reading…]

Open in Emergency: The Treated Pamphlet on Postpartum Depression

  One of 6 pieces in Open in Emergency: A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health, the “Treated Pamphlet on Postpartum Depression” is a reworking of official PPD info-literature, a work of redaction, erasure, and annotation by four Asian American PPD survivors. If official pamphlets are well meaning, limited, and sterile, this pamphlet centers [Continue Reading…]