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!** If you’re interested in a future copy of Open in Emergency and/or in sponsoring a reprint, please fill out this form with your contact information. We will reach out [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…]

Interview: Naomi Hirahara and Ed Lin by Jinny Huh and Betsy Huang

October 2016 When Earl Derr Biggers created the first Asian American literary detective, Charlie Chan, in the 1920s, he did so in contrast to the Yellow Peril depictions of Asians and Asian Americans that dominated American media at the time. Biggers’s creation resulted in the emergence of an “amiable” Chinese American detective hero whose legendary [Continue Reading…]

African American Writers on China: A Dialogue – Afaa Michael Weaver, Kyle Dargan, Bro. Yao (Hoke S. Glover III), Aaliyah Bilal & Lily Wong

  After my initial travels throughout eastern China in 2010, the writer and curator Fred Joiner made me aware of Hoke Glover’s (Bro. Yao’s) plans to travel there as well. We even began to bat around the idea of doing some kind of public event to share our ideas and writing on travelling to China, [Continue Reading…]