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Highlights from the 15th annual Children’s Film Festival beginning on February 27

The 15th annual Children’s Film Festival in Seattle once again beckons parents and children to watch its curated selection of works from the US and all parts of the world at Northwest Film Forum...

Graphic novel tells the story of how Asian Americans are an essential part of...

Many people today may not be aware that Japanese immigrants have played a vital role in California’s farming history as far back as the turn of the 20th century. Despite the many obstacles they...

“The Wonderland” encourages adolescents to be brave and open-minded and to find courage to...

A cursory glance at Keiichi Hara’s early career may seem like he always had to settle for second best: He decided to attend Tokyo Designer Gakuin College, which had an animation program, instead of...

Paul Yoon’s second novel tells the story of three orphans surviving in Laos...

Paul Yoon’s second novel Run Me to Earth imagines the life of three orphans and the people they have affected as they struggle to adapt to the consequences and aftermath of loss and survival....

Film director and writer Bao Tran sets his sights on the 2020 film festival...

Bao Tran, director and writer of the much-anticipated film The Paper Tigers, was on the rooftops of the International District on September 7, trying to squeeze in as many night scenes and sequences as...

Makoto Shinkai’s “Weathering with You” is a love story in the middle of a...

Director Makoto Shinkai got his big break worldwide with his mega-blockbuster hit Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa), which became the fourth highest grossing film of all time in Japan, even surpassing that of...

In “The Night Tiger”, the five Confucian virtues are the basis of this mystery...

The Night Tiger, Yangsze Choo’s second book, is a surreal and captivating mystery novel set in the 1930s during Malaysia’s colonial period. It examines the social mannerisms amongst the locals and the conquering Brits...

A Korean publishing company with humble beginnings grows a following of ardent fans...

Seoul Selection is an independent publishing company that made its start as a small book cafe in 2002 across from Seoul’s iconic Gyeongbokgung Palace near Gwanghwamun Square, one of the major locations used to...

“Chicken of the Sea”: the children’s book collaboration project between two sons of authors

The words “Chicken of the Sea” might at first conjure images of a brand most often known for its canned tuna, but fans of Viet Thanh Nguyen and Thi Bui will come to know...

Have some reading time over your holiday break? Check out these Young Adult...

Korean American authors have been making headway into the literary world in the past few years, especially with books for children and young adults. Here are a few for your consideration. Dragon Pearl By Yoon Ha...