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Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern


When I read Zen Cho’s work Sorcerer to the Crown, I expected a fun fantasy romp with a Victorian style of writing. The characters engaged in periodic intrigue, matchmaking, and magical hi-jinks.

I didn’t expect a lovable Malaysian female mentor,(move aside, Merlin), a half-Indian/badass female lead, a POC sorcerer … Read more


Travels with Tony: Root for Me in Malaysia

Travels with Tony: Root for Me in Malaysia

posted by Randall


By Tony Lee
Travels with Tony


Not long after I started in the Roots program a month ago, I began to get toothaches. In the month before I left San Francisco, my dentist had filled two cavities. At the wedding in Kuala Lumpur five days ago, I met the groom’s uncle, who turned
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Jan 26, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Japan Times: Second Comfort Women memorial unveiled in New York

Japan Times: Second Comfort Women memorial unveiled in New York

posted by Randall

Comfort WomenThe push to get Japan to apologize for enslaving thousands of women into sexual slavery during World War II took another big turn Saturday.

A second monument in the state commemorating comfort women was unveiled by lawmakers and Korean American groups in New York, reports the Japan Times (stock photo by KeithPR)

This one … Read more


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