Sayantani DasGupta : Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Yes, I do know AAPI Heritage Month ended yesterday, but this is me resisting white supremacy that gives February to Blacks May to AAPI and relegates Pride celebrations to June. This is me saying that all day, everyday, we can learn about, promote, celebrate and cherish our stories. May is over, but AAPI heritage continues.… Read More Sayantani DasGupta : Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Laura Atkins : I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

Laura Atkins,  is a White children’s book author, editor, teacher, and the publisher of Manzanita Books. She co-wrote the second book in the Fighting for Justice series, Biddy Mason Speaks Up, with poet Arisa White, which recently won a Nautilus Award, Independent Publisher Book Award, and a Maine Literary Award. Over her 25 years in the… Read More Laura Atkins : I Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books

We Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books: A Discussion Among Emerging Scholars

Today’s conversation is hosted by my friend, Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen. I’m so thankful to her and emerging scholars Ji Hong, Erika Kanesaka Kalnay, Nithya Sivashankar and Joanne Yi for sharing their conversation with us today. Sarah: I didn’t know Asian American children’s books existed until I was in graduate school. But when I discovered… Read More We Read Asian and Pacific Islander American Books: A Discussion Among Emerging Scholars