Yell-Oh Girls! Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity, and Growing up Asian American

ISBN-10: 0060959444
ISBN-13: 9780060959449
Authors: Vickie Nam, Phoebe Eng
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In this groundbreaking collection of personal writings, young Asian American girls come together for the first time and engage in a dynamic converstions about the unique challenges they face in their lives. Promoted by a variety of pressing questions from editor Vickie Nam and culled from hundreds of submission from all over the country, these revelatory essays, poems, and stories tackle such complex issues as dual identities, culture clashes, family matters, body image, and the need to find one's voice. With a foreword by Phoebe Eng, as well as contributions from accomplished Asian American women mentors Janice Mirikitani, Helen Zia, Nora Okja Keller, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Elaine Kim, Patsy…    

Author bio:

Vickie Nam was most recently content/community producer at VOXXY, the L.A. -- based interactive network for girls. She was formerly managing producer at AsianAvenue.com, news team coordinator at Teen People, and editor in chief of Blue Jean Magazine. Her work has appeared in Seventeen, Jump, and KoreAM Journal. Vickie lives in Los Angeles.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 336 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.550 lbs. Language: English