Monthly Archives: April, 2022

Book Review: A Clash of Steel

Set in 1826, the protagonists are Xiang, a Chinese girl who has grown up in a small village in Guangdong, and Anh, a Vietnamese girl whose mother is the captain of a trade and fishing ship.

In the Diaspora: April 2022

News from Outside Việt Nam►‘Bẫy Ngọt Ngào’ (‘Naked Truth’) reaches 50 theaters, widest release ever of any Vietnamese film in the USNews from Việt...

Letters from My Father: A Conversation with Diana Cam Van Nguyen

I think more like a Czech, but I also feel a lot like Vietnamese.

SWHNM 2022 Mentorship Program – Announcements

We are excited to announce the mentees for our 2022 inaugural SWHNM Mentorship Program. Congratulations to our 2022 cohort: Erin O'Brien, Lauren Bullock, Quyên...

Native Tongue ~ a poem by Leanne Talavera

Native is the color of my American tongue. The color of ashen / moon dust, crisp with pink around the edges. When I kiss with it, / love with it, it tastes of toasted coconut.

Book Review: Time is a Mother

In his sophomore poetry collection, Time is a Mother, Ocean Vuong meditates on how we think about death as individuals and as a community, and how we shoulder the weight of intergenerational trauma.