Talking to the author of Crying in H Mart about trusting your memory, how writing a book is different from writing a song, and art as an archive.
The author of Let the Record Show on AIDS activism, gossip, and collective memory.
The author of Speak, Silence on a writer’s responsibility as a witness, the unexpressed history of war, and carrying a feeling of home while witnessing the world.
Talking to the author of Empire of Pain about the value of editors, the family name as a brand, and the feeling of getting your hands on the hot docs.
Talking to the author of The Seed Keeper about the tragedies of modern agriculture, and restoring Indigenous foods to communities as one way of healing historical trauma.
Talking to the author of Hummingbird Salamander about propagandizing animals’ supposed desire to be eaten, writing loners, and yard owls.
Talking to the author of Peaces about not forcing lessons in fiction, building stories within stories, and having an uncertain relationship with the truth.
The author of The Power of Style on clothes as cultural signifiers, Indigenous ribbon shirts, and pushing past the performativity of representation in fashion.
Talking to the author of Who’s Your Daddy about the translation of dreams, occupying edges and margins, and why language is not innocent.
Talking to the author of Victoria Sees It about books as mirrors, institutional violence in the academy, and misanthropy.