“We believe that data is beautiful, or can be beautiful and compelling,” said Ramakrishnan. “So we put a lot of time and thought into how data are visualized and presented.”
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
My article at Center for Asian American Media on Karthick Ramakrishnan AAPI-Data
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Tonight! on District of Columbia Public Library Zoom, Sunday, June 27, 2021, 7 p.m. EDT
I'll be speaking on this AAPI Arts panel tonight about the Vincent Chin case and my Knights Arts Challenge Detroit and Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and CultureSource funded project: Beyond Vincent Chin: Legacies in Action and Art, MLK Library
In celebration of the modernized Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, and the continued dialogue following the rise in AAPI hate crimes, we’ve gathered writers, poets, photographers and documentarians from D.C. and abroad to share their American story. Hear how they celebrate their heritage and connect with audiences through their written work, photography, and documentary filmmaking.AAPI Creatives Speak OUT | District of Columbia Public Library
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021
Teaching Zoom Workshop Writing from the Heart with Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Jul 10 – Jul 24, 2021, 9:00 am - 11:00 am HST/ 12:00-2:00pm PDT/ 3:00-5:00pm EDTCalendar of Events | Volcano Art Center
Friday, June 18, 2021
My article for 1990 Institute Newsletter 10: How will harsh anti-China rhetoric and policy impact Asian Americans? my new article re the China tech bill S1260 that just passed the US Senate and is on its way to the House.
“1990 Institute is concerned that the anti-China framing of this bill could cause US-China relations to deteriorate further, as well as cause increased anti-Asian American violence and discrimination,” said 1990 Institute Board of Directors Chair Dan Chao. “We should all keep an eye on this bill as it progresses.”
Sunday, June 6, 2021
I'm teaching a prose poetry class next week Week 2: Mon-Thurs June 7-10, 12-1pm EDT on Zoom at New York Writers Workshop, Lunch Poems, Lunch Prose. Still a few spots left, register today (specify week 2) https://brownpapertickets.com/event/5118642
NYWW Lunch Poems, Lunch Prose
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Writing Opinion Essays: New WCC Class starting today, Sat June 5, 10am-12 pm EDT! On Zoom, two Saturdays only, June 5-June 12. Register today!
How do we use writing to touch, inspire, persuade, and provoke readers to action? Learn simple but powerful methods to get the ideas out of your head and onto the page. Consider different forms including op-ed, persuasive essay, spoken word, social media and art. Part writing, part activism and a lot of heart, this class aspires to help you use the written word to create the change you want to see in the world.
Friday, June 4, 2021
1990 Institute Newsletter 9 Breaking Labels: When Perceptions of China Impact Perceptions of Asian Americans
My essay for 1990 Institute newsletter volume 1 issue 9, June 4, 2021
That is the thing about identity labels. Sometimes they mean everything, and other times they do not matter at all. Context is key.
In this time of COVID-19-inspired-anti-Asian American violence, the 1990 Institute has been examining the impact that perceptions of China’s economic advancements has on Asian Americans.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
from a friend re my article at Mic
"a tour de force of history and personal story"
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Speaking today! Wed June 2, 6:30-8:00 pm EDT/ 3:30pm PDT at University of Michigan School of Social Work Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, “My Truth: Elevating API Voices,” as an extension of APIA Heritage month, w the fab James Beni Wilson. Open to everyone in the UMich community and beyond. And bring your stories, too, to share with their APIA storytelling project, in any artistic medium through summer and into fall.
Register here https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BSeKbzlYSbeskhvFmBpoag
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Check out my award winning poem, "Sowing Aunties" and all the great writing in Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Joao-Roque Literary Journal Publication Collaboration
ISSUE NO. 20, SUMMER 2021
The collaborative Asia Pacific Writers and Translators (APWT) & JRLJ Summer issue, 2021, features Gayatri Lakhiani Chawla, Benjo Kazue, Dean Kerrison, Martin Kovan, Isabelle Li, Sahib Nazari, Yuyutsu Sharma, Tim Tomlinson and Jose Varghese, including the winning entry by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang and a recording of her work.
Issue edited by Sally Breen, Selma Carvalho, Rochelle Potkar and Ravi Shankar.
Joao-Roque Literary Journal est. 2017