Essays

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A Pedagogy of Unwellness

Mimi Khúc interrogates the myth of meritocracy, ableism in the academy, and mental health's insistence on wellness

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today, tomorrow, and the day after that

Andrea Chu writes about slice of life, everyday routines, and other kinds of stories

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But Survival Doesn’t Work Like That: On Self-Publishing and Wan Sik Press

Michael Leung shares a note on experiments in self-publishing

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Dailyrium

Shreyasi Pathak considers how crip time shapes the archive

Conversations

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From K-pop Fan to Translator: In Conversation with Shanna Tan

Shanna Tan discusses Korean healing fiction, the translation scene in Singapore, and the dream of starting her own bookstore

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Gambles Against Time

Sarp Renk Özer of AVTO speaks with Merve Ünsal on cultivating arts organisations from scratch, and helping them survive

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The Scream and the Whisper

Yaniya Lee speaks with two friends about language and power, Blackness and signification, and strategising ways of being

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Publishing as Method: In Conversation with Ozge Ersoy and Paul C. Fermin

On publishing cultures and trends, conceptualisations of “Asia,” and care and community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Poetry & Fiction

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Lateral Incisor

From Ai Ya Corporation Ltd., an ongoing slice of life comic by Jocelin Kee

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Night Work

Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross introspects on writing, belief, and motherhood during a night walk

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Elsewhere

Urvi Kumbhat shares a poem on return without nostalgia, desires playing truant, and living in the ellipses between countries

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Misalignment

Urvi Kumbhat shares a poem on listening to the way the body speaks

Notes

Dispatches, briefs, experiments, research reports, image galleries, travelogues, and more
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BLOODHOUNDS MANIFESTO

Sam Chan and Paul C. Fermin keep their hands up and chin down

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Temporal Text

Furen Dai charts shifts in language within US census forms across several decades, which speak to larger social transformations

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3SUMS | what keeps you awake?

Minh Nguyen, Carlos Quijon, Jr., and Sharon Lee discuss private infernos, birdsongs, and the fluttering of a moth

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3SUMS | what's your refuge?

Oscar Chan, Lau Hiu Tung, and Eunice Tsang talk about their places of refuge in Hong Kong

Series

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The Stakes of Naming

A series that asks an array of writers and artists what they need to say to live

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Ai Ya Corporation Ltd.

An ongoing slice of life comic by Jocelin Kee

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Afterlives

A series exploring the politics of translation

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And We Begin Again

Writing from a year-long reading group on community, translation, and getting unstuck