Crazy Rich Asians has been a force at the box office adding proof that times have changed and many major media markets in the West want diversity. But the film is no masterpiece and our friends Bessie, Justine, and Celia … more »
after Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Hour’
This evening, in the train station,
I ascended, you descended—
our eyes met, then I turned away.
My husband was behind me, and
you went home, to your wife and child.
It’s hard to believe … more »
Asian Canadian, Asian Australian. We often think of identifiers like these in largely national terms. But many similar cultural and historical experiences bind us that have given rise to a more global identity. In this borderless hyphen-nation, we enjoy consuming … more »
We are both in the queue that says
Australian and NZ citizens.
You step across the yellow line and
glance at the camera
while I tentatively put my passport
photo side down and
force a smile that matches
my picture:… more »