Banana Writers interviews me about Hyphen magazine

I had a chance to reflect on my time at Hyphen magazine after Banana Writers, a website for Asian authors, contacted me to do a Q&A. Mostly I was asked about being part of a grassroots effort to publish a magazine. Answering the questions got me thinking about the hard work and long hours. But, […]

Census: Asian Americans fastest growing group

Census 2010 data released for California shows that Asian Americans were the fastest growing ethnic or racial group, rising 31.5 percent since 2000 to makeup 12.8 percent of the state’s population. The Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders group rose 23.4 percent. Read the full post at Hyphen magazine’s blog.

Add Bruce Lee to list of porn parodies

I blogged at Hyphen magazine about  a Bruce Lee porn parody that’s being produced. And while the pop icon probably is turning in his grave over being immortalized in an adult movie, the prospect does raise issues of race, sex and stereotypes, particularly of Asian American men. “Bruce Lee XXX: A Porn Parody” stars Keni […]

My face is behind Hyphen

Hyphen is posting a series of Faces Behind Hyphen Q&As with the top editors and directors of the magazine on its blog over the next week or so. Here’s mine. The others are: Publisher Lisa Lee Blog editor erin Khue Ninh UPDATE Here are some more Faces Behind Hyphen: Web Director Sean Aquino Managing Editor […]