The 23 and Me

A rundown of the two-dozen-ish best books I read this year.

Overcoming “Book Macho”

There’s nothing noble about stuffing your shelves.

A Critical Success

Why book reviewers must push past the white gaze.

Writing against the (Main) Stream

Why I’ll always stay true to my work.

Bye-Bye, Birdie?

Not if I have anything to say about it.

Procrastination Is Making Me Wait

That novel? I’ll get to it when I get to it.

Reading My Roots

Awakening to Korea with The Grass Roof.

Announcing the Adoptee Literary Festival

An event that centers marginalized voices is born.