“All the World’s a Stage” – Book Review of Charles Yu’s INTERIOR CHINATOWN in Los Angeles Review of Books

CHARLES YU SPECIALIZES in ferreting out that peculiar angle, that spark of the unexpected, that re-illumination of an otherwise age-old narrative, and then taking that fantastical story element and spreading it horizontally until it coats the entirety of his writing’s universe. In other words, he writes in conceit… [READ MORE at Los Angeles Review of […]

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“The Donkey is Definitely Asian” – New Story in the Best Of It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere: Volume One

My short story, “The Donkey is Definitely Asian” is in the debut anthology for the “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” reading series, hosted by Julia Ingalls. The series is held regularly at the Mandrake Bar in Culver City, and has been one of my favorite local events. It was a blast to read there last year, […]

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AFLW: Excerpt + Q&A with Steph Cha

Excerpt & Q&A: YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY by Steph Cha In her new novel, YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY, Steph Cha brings her crime-writing prowess to the aftermath of racially charged 90s’ Los Angeles. The result is a page-turning thriller driven by honesty, tension and an unyielding willingness to speak the emotional experience of its characters. […]

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AFLW: EXCERPT + Q&A WITH CHRIS TERRY

Chris L. Terry’s new, acclaimed novel, BLACK CARD, presents a stirring examination of racial identity in America as its unnamed narrator is a young, mixed-race man who longs to earn his “black card,” but soon finds it comes with an acute and systemic vulnerability to racism. An excerpt, followed by a Q&A between the author and […]

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