Literature

Taxes for Undocumented Immigrants

Dear Asian Youth, Immigrants have always been labeled as “other.” In a court of law, they are still called “aliens,” ...
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Dear Childhood

TW: gun violence I miss the innocent days of childhood. Sometimes I wonder, when did the world get so big? ...
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An Apology

Dear Asian Youth, This is an unaddressed apology For my mom, with everything I can give. I love you, and ...
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依然 (Still.)

依然 (still.) —a love letter from your heritage bai he. do you still believe in mingyun? dynasties rise, dynasties fall ...
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Field of a Thousand Memories

Perhaps I will always remember what came before: that endless summer’s day when she wove her hair with jasmine, sweet, ...
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Hands

looking at their hands pressing at their callouses digging into their skin praying they’ll be gentle with you and that ...
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In Flames

Dear Asian Youth, I knew what would happen, that this wouldn’t end well But I couldn’t resist those sweet green ...
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“Nomadland (2020)”‘s Chloe Zhao: An Asian Director with a Voice for an Underrepresented Community

TW // Racism, Death Dear Asian Youth, Over the past year and a half, the world has reawakened and ushered ...
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How External Opinions and Biases Affect the Psyche of Asian Athletes

Dear Asian Youth, Asian people are smart but not athletic. Unfortunately, no matter how well I perform in basketball, most ...
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I Do Not Yet Know What it Means to be a Woman

They say some girls never grow out of their awkward frames, walking around in bodies that still haven’t yet filled, ...
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Classic Ivory

Classic Ivory The options available to Jackie were limited. She couldn't stuff it in her bra—she didn't wear one yet—so ...
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#DontTellMeHowToDress: Water Guns, Gr*ping, and Governments

English Version TW: mentions of sexual assault Dear Asian Youth, It’s summer. April 13th, Songkran Day, to be precise. People ...
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Burnout

Dear Asian Youth, More specifically, dear Asian high school seniors. As more and more college admissions roll out and the ...
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A Virgo’s Fall

Don’t have time Running out of time I can help Can’t stand you You think like a 5 year old ...
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Yellow

Dear Asian Youth, It’s six letters with a double L Ballet, allure, pollen, hollow - small We’re on an outdoor ...
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my last name is yuen

my last name is yuen. it's quite simple. just yuen. not yen, not juen, or wen or wan or however ...
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Not American Enough

Dear Asian Youth, For many of us, we were born in this country, born American citizens, while our parents worked ...
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Cultural Imposter

For the longest time, I have felt like an imposter in my own culture. Maybe it was the times I ...
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The Ratatouille Paradigm

Shift Four- L'espoir est un plat bien trop vite consommé, À sauter les repas, je suis habitué (Hope is a ...
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Film Review on “Boogie” (2021)

TW // Violence, racial slurs, and domestic abuse. Dear Asian Youth, The world has been in disarray over basic human ...
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