Acclaimed Khmer American writer Anthony Veasna So, whose collection of short stories “Afterparties” is set to debut in August 2021, died on Dec. 8 at his home in San Francisco. He was 28.
Chinese author Amelie Wen Zhao has postponed the launch of her upcoming novel “Blood Heir” due to allegations of “anti-black” racism.
Zhao was born in Paris, raised in Beijing and attended college in New York.
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, California.
The Chinese-born author died at the age of 102 following complications of kidney failure, his daughter Angela told the Washington Post.
A renowned French author has come under fire after airing his romantic preferences in a magazine interview.
Yann Moix, 50, told Marie Claire’s French edition that he cannot love a woman his age.
A stereotypical portrayal of a Chinese character found in a Dr. Seuss Museum mural in Springfield, Massachusetts drew a backlash that eventually prompted its organizers to announce its immediate removal.
Children’s authors Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee had earlier announced that they will boycott an upcoming children’s book festival at the “The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum” due to the offensive mural.
“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 try not to think about the past.”
Wi Yol “Lilly” Pierce’s heartbreaking words about her story, filled with challenges, hardships, and woe, have made their way to the hands of readers hungry for a raw, sincere account of what life was like in a war-torn Korea. Titled “Waiting For a Miracle”, Pierce’s book details her path towards the American dream, recounting each anguished struggle along the way.
“What is taken away once, is given back twice.” – Mike Abbott
You are probably wondering who Mike Abbott is. Mike Abbott is the father of Jim Abbott, an 11-year Major League Baseball veteran and Olympic gold medalist. Jim also threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, one of 239 total no-hitters in Major League Baseball history since 1901.