Marcelino Truong’s new book Such a Lovely Little War illustrates his childhood and family life during the early years of the Vietnam War. His father (a Vietnamese diplomat) and his French mother moved the family to Saigon in 1961, where … more »
Kai Cheng Thom is a poetic force of nature. The twenty six year old Chinese diaspora kid comes from three generations of settlers of colour from traditional Salish and Musqueam (Vancouver) to Kanienkehake (Montreal) territory. Her heritage is infused into … more »
I could be you too,
despite the tears
and eyes as dry
as a seahorse
on an apothecary table
the Chinatown sky.
David Ly is a writer, poet, Master of Publishing student at SFU, and … more »
The boat ran out of water.
She stepped out and missed
the silkiness of mud
between her toes.
A homeland flows
down cheeks crusted in sea salt.
David Ly is a writer, poet, and Master of Publishing student from … more »
The air, like always,
drips from upside-down
pig heads. Drips and drips
and coagulates. A basket
of dried seahorses is forgotten,
tumbles down, caught in a breeze
and ba noi’s velvet.
The butcher behind the glass: his cleaver… more »