Love and Silence This is Love and Silence, a column by Matthew Salesses on Asian American literature, identity, and its (dis)contents.

Fate and Desire in Asian America

The satisfaction people take in free will comes not from their ability to choose, but from their ability to feel like they’ve chosen.

Jul 22, 2020
What Does It Mean to Write Asian American Literature?

In my family, race itself did not exist. If I wanted to be real, I could not experience what was not real.

Jun 16, 2020
Love and Silence in Asian America

If the world responds to our silence and not to our love, then it teaches us that silence is a condition of our development.

May 20, 2020