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Sarah Thankam Mathews

Sarah Thankam Mathews is a writer and organizer. She is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, and a current fellow at the Asian American Writers Workshop. Her work is published or forthcoming in Best American Short Stories, The Kenyon Review, and BuzzFeed Reader. You can find her on Twitter: @smathewss

Asian America Writes “Letters for Black Lives”

Working in over 40 languages, Asian Americans ask community elders to reconsider their commitments to Black people.

Giving Dal Its Due

On the long history of the lentil in South Asian motherlands and its resonance during the pandemic.

The Uncancellable Jameela Jamil

In a time where beauty and marginalization are both strange forms of currency, some react to the Jameela Jamils of the world as hoarders of wealth.

Elizabeth Warren Holds a Mirror to Our Failing

Nobody *deserves* to be president. But Warren deserved better than she got.

CAA and The Instagram Baddie

Should diasporic influencers pause self-exoticizing on Instagram and sound the alarm against fascism?

Kamala Harris's Truth

Lessons from a historic and flailing candidacy.


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