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Two API poets defy dominant power structures and explore the violence and absurdity of capitalism

Two API poets defy dominant power structures and explore the violence and absurdity of capitalism

Frances Lee April 28, 2017 0

Gracing the cover of Victoria Chang’s slender book of poetry The Boss (McSweeney’s Poetry Series 2013) is what looks to be a photograph of a spotless knight in shining armor, scepter raised high in

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<em>Mayhem</em>: Fans will rejoice seeing Steven Yeun back in fighting form

Mayhem: Fans will rejoice seeing Steven Yeun back in fighting form

Misa Shikuma April 27, 2017 0

In Mayhem, directed by Joe Lynch, Steven Yeun portrays Derek Cho, a disgruntled mid-level associate at a top consulting firm with a bone to pick with the company’s partners. But on the day he

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Poetry books explore mind-bending philosophy, family tales

Poetry books explore mind-bending philosophy, family tales

Betsy Aoki April 27, 2017 0

Unbearable Splendor by Sun Yung Shin (Coffee House Press) is a book of poetry that begins with a cyborg manifesto and a quote from the movie Blade Runner will always find a soft spot

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Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Cliff Cawthon April 26, 2017 0

The regulation of these short-term rentals is a lesser-known way of tackling the epidemic of housing shortages across the city, particularly in the International District. A 2016 report by Puget Sound Sage examined how

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Infertility: Overcoming stigma in the Asian American community

Infertility: Overcoming stigma in the Asian American community

Kai Eng April 26, 2017 0

Annie Kuo is an ambassador and family-building advocate with Resolve: The National Infertility Association. Kuo brought Resolve’s presence back to the Greater Seattle area and leads a monthly support group in Greenwood. She also

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A ‘love letter to Craigslist,’ ‘Nadeshiko’ mixes Japanese WWII history into the present

A ‘love letter to Craigslist,’ ‘Nadeshiko’ mixes Japanese WWII history into the present

Roxanne Ray April 26, 2017 0

Keiko Green’s play Nadeshiko has traveled a long road, over the course of six years, before its current production this April and May by Sound Theatre Company.

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<em>Imaginary Vessels</em>: Poet Paisley Rekdal explores how we memorialize the dead

Imaginary Vessels: Poet Paisley Rekdal explores how we memorialize the dead

Laura McKee April 26, 2017 0

The International Examiner caught up with poet Paisley Rekdal, who recently completed a collection of poetry titled, Imaginary Vessels. ……Through you, I’m drawn deep into the emptiness that you’ve encased, one more fleck of

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Column: How to answer, ‘So, what’s next?’ after graduation

Column: How to answer, ‘So, what’s next?’ after graduation

Brandon Hadi April 25, 2017 0

Almost a year ago, I walked across the stage to receive my college diploma. It was a moment I imagined since I was a child—college was meant to be the pinnacle of adolescence, the

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Sandra Lim’s <em>The Wilderness</em> and Brandon Shimoda’s <em>Evening Oracle</em>

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Sandra Lim’s The Wilderness and Brandon Shimoda’s Evening Oracle

Justine Chan April 25, 2017 0

There’s a catch to Sandra Lim’s The Wilderness (Norton & Company, 2015), winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize: the kind of catch that throws one off guard for all its quiet fury, beauty,

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Letter to the Editor: When two sides of a historical debate are not equal

Letter to the Editor: When two sides of a historical debate are not equal

Joseph Shoji Lachman April 25, 2017 0

The following is a letter to the editor by Joseph Shoji Lachman in response to the article, “Millennials Reflect on Executive Order 9066 and its Modern Parallels,” which appeared on the International Examiner website

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