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Seven Reasons You Should Apply for an Open City Fellowship

By AAWW | May 20, 2014 | Open City

The applications have been streaming in for our next round of Open City fellows. If you’re an emerging Asian American writer, consider applying and help spread the word about this wonderful opportunity…

Accidental Stories

By Anelise Chen | October 1, 2013 | Open City

One Saturday afternoon in Sunset Park, I was sitting on the cement rim of a drained wading pool, watching elderly Chinese couples foxtrot to staticky melodies playing from a beat-up cassette player.

Magical Mystery Tour: Chinatown’s Underbelly with Novelist Ed Lin

By E. Tammy Kim | November 8, 2012 | Open City

“My strength is writing about Chinese people and dirtbags, and Chinese dirtbags.”

Nimboo Paani: Spiced Limeade

By Humera Afridi | August 14, 2012 | Open City

A zesty cocktail of lime juice and water.

Comic Strip: “Excuse Me, Please!”

By Gary Sullivan | August 13, 2012 | Open City

A compendium of responses from video store clerks in Jackson Heights.

Ramadan: 5 Commonly Asked Questions

By Nadia Q. Ahmad | August 9, 2012 | Open City

Do I get hungry? Yes, that’s the point.

The Five Stages of Grief: Jeremy Lin’s Departure From the New York Knicks

By Sylvia Kwon | July 24, 2012 | Open City

How I mourned the loss of #17.

Takeshi Miyakawa Is a Free Man

By Katherine Zhang | July 23, 2012 | Open City

It was art, not bombs.

Accidental Chinese Hipsters

By Alison Kuo | July 10, 2012 | Open City

So ironic, it’s not.

Accidental Chinese Hipsters

By Alison Kuo | June 27, 2012 | Open City

So ironic, it’s not.

Lower East Side Memories

By E. Tammy Kim | June 20, 2012 | Open City

My comic ode to the neighborhood.

Accidental Chinese Hipsters

By Alison Kuo | June 19, 2012 | Open City

So ironic, it’s not.

Accidental Chinese Hipsters

By Alison Kuo | June 10, 2012 | Open City

So ironic, it’s not.

Wanna Faja?

By Katherine Zhang | June 8, 2012 | Open City

The newest fashion craze in Queens.