Kearny Street Workshop
"KSW is the nation’s oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary art organization. Our mission is to produce, present and promote art that empowers Asian Pacific American artists and communities."
Asian American Writers' Workshop
"The Asian American Writers' Workshop is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans."
Launched in 2002, Hyphen is a nonprofit, all volunteer magazine printed three times a year. It focuses on Asian American arts, culture, and politics. Check out the story behind Hyphen's beginnings.
[Lonely Comma post on Hyphen]
"Audrey Magazine is an award-winning national publication created by Asian American women for Asian American women with the power to appeal to women across racial lines. Over the past seven years, we’ve built a recognizable brand that touches Asian American women on a deeply personal level. Whether it’s current events, profiles on the biggest Asian American stars of the day or the latest in cutting-edge fashion, Audrey Magazine has readers coming back for more with every issue."
Giant Robot Magazine
"From movie stars, musicians, and skate-boarders to toys, technology, and history, Giant Robot magazine covers cool aspects of Asian and Asian-American pop culture. Paving the way for less knowledgeable media outlets, Giant Robot put the spotlight on Chow Yun Fat, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li years before they were in mainstream America's vocabulary."
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
"Cha, founded in 2007, a decade after the handover, is the first Hong Kong-based English online literary journal; it is dedicated to publishing quality poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews and photography, and art. Cha has a strong focus on Asian-themed creative work and work done by Asian writers and artists. It also publishes established and emerging writers/artists from around the world."
[LC post on Cha]
Lantern Review: Asian American Poetry Unbound
"Lantern Review aims to serve the literary community by providing a virtual space in which to promote and discuss the work of contemporary Asian American poets and artists. We seek to publish expertly crafted work in a variety of forms and aesthetics, including traditional and experimental pieces, hybrid forms, multimedia work, and new translations. We welcome pieces from anglophone writers of all ethnic backgrounds whose work has a vested interest in issues relevant to the Asian diaspora in North America, as well as work created collaboratively in a community context."
Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc.
"PAWA Inc.'s objectives are to encourage the writing of Philippine and Philippine American literature and the arts among its members; to create literature and the arts venue for the members; to encourage and support Filipino-American writers and artists in their creative efforts of bringing and actively disseminating Filipino culture to various levels of readership audiences; and to institute a forum to bridge the linkages between authors, artists and book publishers."
"Kartika Review publishes literary fiction, poetry, and essays that endeavor to expand and enhance the mainstream perception of Asian American creative writing. The journal also publishes book reviews, literary criticism, author interviews, and artwork. We turn our focus on works relevant to the Asian Diaspora or authored by individuals of Asian descent."
[LC post about Kartika Review]
Not Directly Writing Related Links But Awesome Nonetheless
(and the source of many posts)
Angry Asian Man
Start here for everything Asian American. Seriously.
"AngryAsianMan.com is an internet blog founded in 2001 by Korean American Phil Yu to discuss racism and representation of Asian Americans in mainstream media in America."
"8 Asians is a collaborative blog of Asian-Americans and Asian-Canadians. But once you look past the fact that we fill out the same bubble in a census survey, you’ll see that we don’t have much in common, and as you’ll soon see, that’s not such a bad thing."
"Sepia Mutiny discusses issues facing first and second generation immigrants from the Indian subcontinent. The goal of the site is to in effect capture the position of the South Asian American diaspora as it emigrates to foreign nations and primarily North America. Sepia Mutiny's has become a focal point of discussion for Desis on the Internet in the United States and, to some extent, other parts of the South Asian diaspora."
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress
"APAP is a national network of progressive Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and allies. We are a 501(c)4 that organizes educational programs with an affiliated political action committee that endorses candidates and engages in more partisan activities."
More to come...