Alexis Cheung

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Alexis Cheung is nonfiction writer. Her essays and reporting have appeared in The New York Times, T, New York, The Believer, Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. Originally from Hawaii, she currently lives in New York.


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My Father Is More Than a Model Minority

What makes immigrant parents like mine worthy of love, respect, and admiration in our country?

Aug 21, 2018
Cover Photo: Maxine Hong Kingston / photo: Paul Mandebaum
What I Learned from Maxine Hong Kingston

I told Kingston how much her book meant to me as a half-Chinese woman, as a writer. It showed me my own life was worthy of examination, even exaltation.

Dec 04, 2017