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#ARCstravaganza // American Panda

BOOKSTAGRAM MONDAY IS HERE!! If you’ve been on my blog before you can’t help but notice what an Asian fangirl I am… so when I saw a contemporary YA with really Chinese parents I know I HAD to read it, + a college setting! 403 more words


The "Crazy" Label

Major depressive disorder with anxiety as a symptom.

Sounds like a Panic! at the Disco song, or something intimidating, right?

I was diagnosed in 2013, after spending a summer interning in Taiwan. 547 more words


Chatting with Ed Lin, author of Taipei-based novel Incensed

Ed Lin is a Taiwanese American writer and novelist based in New York.  As the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards, he published  652 more words


"Where are you from?"

Somehow, I stand out like a sore thumb in Taiwan.  Even before exposing my American-accented Mandarin, people immediately notice my mere existence.

For those of you who know me, I don’t literally stick out, because I’m rather vertically challenged.   226 more words


Why TW?

Why Taiwan?  The better question is, why not?

I am Taiwanese.  I was born here and moved to the United States at 3 years old.  Despite having Taiwanese citizenship, this is only my fifth time here. 440 more words


TW takes TW

I’ve been told to write about my life, but I never felt like my experiences were unique enough to document publicly.

What motivated me to finally write this inaugural post: 334 more words


Author Interview: Mina Li

This is the fifth in my author interview series for Taiwanese American Heritage Week. Today’s special guest is Mina Li. In this interview we will be talking about two of her published short fiction pieces and her writing experiences. 2,610 more words

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