Selected Press


tamiko beyer on 15 years of kundiman

For Our 15th anniversary, Kundiman fellow Tamiko Beyer wrote a LitHub feature of 15 of our other wonderful fellows and shared insight into our history, founding, and mission. Read the full feature here.


Cathy linh che interview on the rumpus

Cathy Linh Che, Kundiman's Executive Director, was included in a mini-interview project conducted by the Rumpus. The interview discusses the burden of representation, what the term “Asian American” means outside of stereotypes in American culture, and how to build literary communities that represent yourself as a writer. Read the interview here.


SinoVision English Channel produced a video about Jeffrey Thomas Leong's Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island. The video includes footage taken from Leong's reading at City Lore Gallery, and it features interviews with Leong and Cathy Linh Che, Kundiman's Executive Director. Watch the video here.


kundiman hosts a wikipedia edit-a-thon

On May 12th, 2018, Kundiman hosted its first Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City, co-sponsored by AAWW, PEN America, and Wikimedia NYC. Karen Ho from the Outline wrote about the event, foucsing on the importance of visibility and representation. Read the article here.

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Duy doan on the kundiman retreat

Kundiman Fellow Duy Doan wrote about the space that the Kundiman Retreat provides for Asian American writers. The Kundiman Retreat is has been held each summer since 2003, and is currently hosted at Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus. You can read Duy's words here.