Stories by Andrew Lam

Andrew Lam is editor at New America Media and the author of "Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora," "East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres," and "Birds of Paradise Lost," a collection of short stories about Vietnamese refugees on America's West Coast, which won the Pen/Josephine Miles Literary award. subscribe to Andrew Lam's feed

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: New America Media

The sidewalks are still free — until a cop cites you with "Sit/Lie".

Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: New America Media

Calling out individual acts of anti-East Asian racism doesn't point out the structures that support the career ceiling for Asian American actors in Hollywood, beyond YouTube and cat videos.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: New America Media

The hopes of the Egyptian revolution have given way to fragmentation and fear.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2013, Source: New America Media

Davuluri, has shrugged off the haters. "I have to rise above that," she said. "I always viewed myself as first and foremost American."

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: New America Media

Over-saturation of images and narratives of violence have resulted in a collective numbness.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2013, Source: New America Media

The new generations born abroad are not bound by the idea that Vietnam is their destiny. Rather, it’s one of their many destinations.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: New America Media

Author Andrew Lam examines the online market for old homework on literature -- including his own stories.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: New America Media

The teachers who died protecting their students speak volumes about what's at the heart of educating our young.