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PANEL: Filipino Language Month 2021: #FilYourShelves with Philippine-based Filipino debut authors

Filed under:  Asian Authors, Asian Culture

In celebration of Buwan ng Wika 2021 (Filipino Language Month 2021), Asian Author Alliance YouTube channel will host a live stream conversation on Friday, August 27, 9PM-10PM Eastern Time (Saturday, August 28, 9AM-10AM Philippine Time). Moderated by Gail D. Villanueva (My Fate According to the Butterfly, Sugar And Spite), the...

Kidlit Against Anti-Asian Racism Auction Fundraiser #KAAAR

Filed under:  News

We, like many others in this country, are horrified about the intense rise in anti-Asian violence after a year of xenophobic rhetoric and racist attacks. “The NYPD reported that hate crimes motivated by anti-Asian sentiment jumped 1,900% in New York City in 2020.” (Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Are on...

Statement about the School Library Journal’s February Cover & Facing the Asian Community’s Complicity in Anti-Blackness

Filed under:  Open Letter

We, the undersigned APIDA authors and publishing professionals, along with many others in the publishing community, were horrified to see the editorial and design choices made by School Library Journal for their February issue during Black History Month. Not only did the article and illustration center whiteness in a discussion...

AAPI Book Month giveaway: Original Asian American Girl Club T-Shirt (co-sponsored by Asian American Girl Club) | AAPI Book Month 2020

Filed under:  AAPI Book Month 2020, News

Enter our AAPI Book Month giveaway in partnership with Asian American Girl Club! Enter our rafflecopter giveaway (below) for a chance to win an original Asian American Girl Club logo tee: *US Only* *Ends May 31, 2020* a Rafflecopter...