Dreaming of Peace and Reunification

The politics and poetics of crossing borders come through beautifully in democracy activist Mun Ik-hwan’s calls for Korean reunification in his 1989 poem “Sleep Talking Which Isn’t Sleep Talking.” Its radical message continues to be relevant in light of current setbacks to inter-Korean relations and peace in the Middle East.

Green Fish

In this pandemic-set short story, a Chinese-American protagonist contends with questions of identity and belonging, leading up to a dramatic ending.  

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This issue offers a new perspective on indigeneity and encourage us to consider the ways in which settler colonialism continues to play a major role in extractive capitalist projects, land dispossession, and political domination in “Asia.”

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