Fragments of the Asian Diaspora: On New Novels by Julie Otsuka and Jessica Au
Two novels by Asian American authors explore the affective landscape of immigrant experience....
benedict nguyễn is a dancer, writer, and curator based on occupied Lenapehoking and Wappinger lands (South Bronx, New York). Their criticism has appeared in Into, BOMB Magazine, Vanity Fair, and AAWW’s The Margins, among other outlets. Recent projects include their curatorial platform “soft bodies in hard places,” their dance-ish performances #publicartpractice, and The Nerve Studio, a consultancy they co-founded with Stephanie George in 2021. They publish the newsletter “first quarter moon slush” and, when not online @xbennyboo, are working on a few novels lol.