A day in the life of a female Cambodian migrant worker on a perilla leaf farm in Gyeongsang Province begins at 6:30 a.m.
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Putsata Reang on Telling a Tale Passed Down By Her Mother.
Putsata Reang’s mother fled Cambodia in 1975.
About a year ago, Kiri Schwiethale found herself at a crossroads, thinking about how she would share her Cambodian culture with her two kids.
Anthony Veasna So died unexpectedly last winter, before his debut book was released. Everyone remembers him differently.
For the occasion of his first book, Afterparties, Anthony Veasna So would have loved it all: the interviews, book tour, readings, attention, praise, pans, mythmaking, the opportunity to opine on the treacly queer writers he hates (or at least shade them) and the insufficiency of Asian American identity.
After publishing stories in a constellation of outlets, such as the New Yorker and N+1, Anthony Veasna So was poised to be a new literary star.
Review: Debut from the late Anthony Veasna So a rollicking plunge into sex, drugs, genocide and wicked wit
hat does the world lose when a gifted writer dies young?
Classics of immigrant storytelling can feel sparse and solemn. The stories in So’s “Afterparties” fill the silence, spilling over with transgressive humor and exuberant language.
The inherited trauma of the Killing Fields for Khmer Americans infuses the short stories Anthony Veasna So left behind before he died, and collected...
Drugs, teenage hookups, struggling family businesses and reincarnated relatives – Anthony Veasna So writes engagingly about a community of which he was part. His stories are full of poignancy, with scenes that stay long in the mind; they are made all the more so by the knowledge there will be no more from his pen.
‘There is no prayer in revolution’: former Hong Kong-based reporter Jim Laurie remembers Cambodia, Vietnam conflicts in new memoir
In ‘The Last Helicopter: Two Lives in Indochina’, Jim Laurie looks back on 1975 and the final days of the US-backed regimes in Phnom Penh and Saigon.
Former Marblehead resident Gabrielle Yetter released her new novel,” Whisper of the Lotus,” to support “Justice and Soul,” an anti-trafficking organization.
Third volume of “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China” released in Cambodia, drawing scores of readers
The third volume of "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" was launched in Cambodia on Tuesday, attracting scores of readers from the Senate, the National Assembly and all ministries in the country.
With Jon Swain’s cult memoir River of Time set to be adapted for the big screen, the author returns to his time in 1970s Indochina, where he witnessed death and destruction in Vietnam, the Fall of Phnom Penh and the rise of the Khmer Rouge
Told in the third person, flipping between the voice of Pung and her father, the memoir offers an unflinching, humorous blueprint for surviving trying times.
The Khmer empire temples of Angkor are Cambodian, aren’t they? For decades the French considered them theirs; then came Unesco, and now China is muscling in.
Debut author Maeve Galvin worked as a humanitarian for the UN and tells Tanya Sweeney how her new novel explores the 'saviour complex', and the lure of hedonism that can seduce many foreign aid workers.
“Two Teaspoons of Rice, A Memoir of a Cambodian Orphan” is the story of Sida Lei of Alexandria, Virginia, written with Monica Boothe of Bowie.