Welcome to the first stop on the Emergency Contact blog tour! Today, Mary H.K. Choi ponders what she would tell aspiring women writers about pursuing a writing career, and her own challenges […]
Angel is a writer and professional enthusiast, and she loves nothing more than gorgeous prose. She has been writing about books since May 2011--her favourite genres are magic realism, contemporary fiction, and historical fiction. Her copy of The Portable Dorothy Parker is paged through more often than is probably healthy. She likes ice cream, Broadway musicals, and Arashi.
Happy new year! 2018 is…happening, I guess. While I’m glad to see 2017 leave, I don’t think I’ve quite settled into what 2018 might have in store. New adventures? A lot of […]
This is my first year having written something eligible for awards, and this essay also happens to be my favourite thing that I wrote in 2017. Blood of the Revolution: On Filipina […]
Goodbye and good riddance, 2017! I don’t know if 2018 is going to be much better to be quite honest, but for now, let’s bask in the haze of optimism that the […]
I’m writing this post in the middle of a weird week, with no end in sight to said weirdness. But maybe at some point this month, things will change? September and October […]
American Panda by Gloria Chao (Simon Pulse; February 6, 2018) At seventeen, Mei should be in high school, but skipping fourth grade was part of her parents’ master plan. Now a freshman […]
I know I’ve had a time of it lately when I forget to write/schedule a new post. Writing these blog posts has helped to ground me a little bit the last few […]