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, […]
After four years as editor in chief of Hyphen magazine, I announced my retirement in the Editor’s Note of The Survival Issue, which just came out. You can read the Editor’s Note on Hyphen’s website.
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.
With David Chiu joining the fray, San Francisco has three Asian Americans running for mayor, perhaps the most APA mayoral candidates for any American city outside of Hawaii.
The Bay Citizen reposted a story from New America Media that is based on Hyphen magazine’s parkour story and video.
I blogged at Hyphen magazine about Â 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 […]
The “Asian Power” headline from theÂ Â San Francisco Examiner encapsulates what’s happening in politics for Asian Americans, especially in San Francisco, where Ed Lee is about to become the first Asian American mayor.
Hyphen magazine’s latest issue is published, and with Far East Movement on the cover, it looks great. We were fortunate to get the hip-hop group for the cover and get an interview with them.
The New Legacy Issue is in the hands of subscribers and at newsstands near you. Our site’s been updated with a preview of the magazine and some full articles for your reading pleasure.
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 […]