Annie Hwang of Ayesha Pande Literary talks about community building, professional burnout, the questions writers should ask when querying agents, and the demanding work of advocating for diversity in publishing.
“What if there was an agency that verified people’s online dating personas?” —Jane Pek, author of The Verifiers
“It took me more than a year to put aside my fear of attempting it.” —Lan Samantha Chang, author of The Family Chao
“I will miss thinking about Joan and her world every second of every day.” —Weike Wang, author of Joan Is Okay
“I wrote this book with the constraint of honesty.” —Truong Tran, author of book of the other
Three poets discuss writing, survival, and community as Asian American adoptees.
“I wanted to articulate and be honest to the emotion of grief.” —Eugene Lim, author of Search History
“The hardest part of writing Virga was finding the courage to be vulnerable on the page.” —Shin Yu Pai, author of Virga
The L.A. press publishes genre-defying poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translation from the Asian Pacific American and Asian diaspora.
Resources and ideas for volunteering, donating, reading, writing, and taking action to support the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.