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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

Personal

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

Own Voices

Author Interview: Emily X.R. Pan

This is the fourth in my author interview series for Taiwanese American Heritage Week. Today’s special guest is Emily X.R. Pan. Her debut novel, The Astonishing Color of After, is coming in spring 2018! 1,536 more words

Own Voices

Author Interview: Gloria Chao

This is the third in my interview series for Taiwanese American Heritage Week. Today’s special guest is Gloria Chao. Her debut novel, American Panda, will be releasing in Spring 2018, which cannot arrive soon enough! 2,102 more words

Own Voices

The 228 Massacre: A Brief History and Book List

It’s been 70 years since February 28th, 1947, a day that marked the beginning of a very dark and bloody era of Taiwanese history. For those who don’t know, Taiwan has a very complicated history involving multiple waves of colonization. 1,091 more words

Historical Fiction

Review for Green Island by Shawna Yang Ryan

Note: I read this book as part of the #DiversityDecBingo reading challenge. You can find my list of books that I read and the links to the reviews for those books… 872 more words

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Review for The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin

Background: Like Nothing but the Truth (and a few white lies), The Year of the Dog was a book my parents bought for me at the NATWA conference, and for the same reasons holds special significance for me. 343 more words

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