Asian American History
Ngo Vinh Long, anti-Vietnam War activist and scholar, dies at 78
Ngo Vinh Long, a Vietnamese scholar and writer famous for anti-war demonstrations that angered the South Vietnamese government in the 1960s...
Australian pro-democracy writer imprisoned in China since 2019 says he’s being ‘tortured’
Dr. Yang Hengjun, 56, was arrested after arriving at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in 2019 during a trip to China with his wife an...
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...
Asian American Author Marjorie Liu Becomes the First Woman To Win An Eisner Award For Best Writer
Marjorie Liu recently became the first woman to win a Best Writer Eisner Award, the comic book industry’s top prize for writers.