Cake with essay-length heartfelt messages goes viral in the Philippines
Pasteleria Manila, a bakery founded by Cecilia “Ces” Lopez in 2009, shared a photo of a 10×14 inches caramel cake on Facebook and Instagram...
A Disney Princess in Áo Dài: Learning to Love Being Vietnamese in White America
Editor’s Note: The following piece was chosen as a finalist in NextShark’s personal Essay Contest 2019. The views expressed in story are the...
The Black-and-White Jungle: How Chess Got Me Through My Parents’ Divorce
China Girl Holly: From a Chinese Orphanage to Surviving Racism in America
There Is No Better Half: The Struggle of Growing Up Black and Asian
Editor’s Note: The following piece was chosen as a finalist in NextShark’s personal Essay Contest 2019. The views expressed in the story are...
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Matchmaker: A Story of Growing Up Gay in a Homophobic Asian Family
Editor’s Note: The following piece was chosen as the winner of NextShark’s personal Essay Contest 2019. The views expressed in s...
Ex-Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Exposes Details of Sexism in Silicon Valley in Shocking Essay
An excerpt from Ellen Pao’s forthcoming memoir, titled “Reset”, details some of the problems she endured — sexism, discrimination and sexual...
Student in China Reveals Years of Abuse From Teacher in Heartbreaking Essay
A female Chinese student’s essay reflecting on her agonizing experience in the classroom of an abusive teacher has gone viral on social medi...
Mother of Thai Teen Who Wrote Heart-Wrenching Chipotle Essay About Immigrating to the U.S. Dies
The mother of Fue Xiong, whose gripping 300-word essay about his family immigrating from Thailand to the U.S. won Chipotle’s Cultivati...