Deborah Germaine Augustin

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Deborah Germaine Augustin is a writer and teacher born and raised in Malaysia. She trained as a fiction writer but creative nonfiction might be her true calling.  She dreams of a world where we all have freedom of movement. Follow her on Twitter @dbgermane.


Cover Photo: An illustration of a long bug-like creature coming face-to-face with a woman, as if staring into a mirror
“What Are You?”: On Mixed-Race Identity and ‘The Buddhist Bug’

Yet, my same racial mutability also poses a threat: “How can you identify a ‘them’ if it can pass for an ‘us’?”