Ed Young, award-winning Chinese American illustrator of over 80 children’s books, dies at 91
Children’s author and illustrator Ed Young, who is known for his intricate illustrations in numerous children’s books, died at the age...
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Haruki Murakami releases first novel in 6 years
Celebrated Japanese author Haruki Murakami recently released his first novel in six years.
On Thursday, “The City and Its Uncertain Wa...
Japanese American author calls out Scholastic for asking her to cut ‘racism’ from kid’s book
Maggie Tokuda-Hall, an Oakland author of Japanese descent, has called out Scholastic’s “deeply offensive” suggested revisions to her 2022 ch...
Kenzaburo Ōe, Nobel Prize-winning novelist and peace activist, dies at 88
Nobel Laureate and Japanese contemporary writer Kenzaburo Ōe has died at age 88.
Known for his compelling stories and essays that challenged...
Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner unveils ‘Crying in H Mart’ book tour schedule
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Michelle Zauner’s ‘Crying in H Mart’ set for feature film adaptation
Nearly two years after publishing her bestselling memo...
Bestselling author Abigail Hing Wen on adapting ‘Loveboat, Taipei’ to the big screen
Abigail Hing Wen spoke to NextShark about the “Loveboat, Taipei” film adaptation, her forthcoming sequel and the importance of a multiplicit...
Rising Fiction Writer Anthony Veasna So Passes Away at Age 28
Acclaimed Khmer American writer Anthony Veasna So, whose collection of short stories “Afterparties” is set to debut in August 2021, died on ...
Chinese Author Postpones Fantasy Novel After Fellow Author Accuses Her of Being ‘Anti-Black’
Chinese author Amelie Wen Zhao has postponed the launch of her upcoming novel “Blood Heir” due to allegations of “anti-black” racism.
Author Behind the First Asian American Hollywood Film Dies at 102
C.Y. Lee, the author of the bestselling novel “The Flower Drum Song,” passed away on Nov. 8 at his daughter’s home in Los Angeles, Californi...
Award-Winning French Author Roasted After Saying He Prefers Young Asian Women
A renowned French author has come under fire after airing his romantic preferences in a magazine interview.
Yann Moix, 50, told Marie Claire...
Dr. Seuss Festival to Remove Racist ‘Chinaman’ Art After Extreme Backlash
A stereotypical portrayal of a Chinese character found in a Dr. Seuss Museum mural in Springfield, Massachusetts drew a backlash that eventu...
How One Resilient Korean Woman Survived 2 Wars and Gave Her Family a Better Life in the U.S.
“Most of my life was filled with sorrow. I grew up in poverty, starvation, the time of war, and was uneducated. If I don’t have to, I ...
Why Your Worst Struggle is Your Greatest Opportunity, and How To Use It
“What is taken away once, is given back twice.” – Mike Abbott
You are probably wondering who Mike Abbott is. Mike Abbott is the father...