Girls!: Emerging Voices Explore Culture,
Identity, and Growing Up Asian American
by Vickie Nam (Editor) Buy
In this groundbreaking
collection of personal writings, young Asian American girls come
together for the first time and engage in a dynamic converstions
about the unique challenges they face in their lives. Promoted by
a variety of pressing questions from editor Vickie Nam and culled
from hundreds of submission from all over the country, these revelatory
essays, poems, and stories tackle such complex issues as dual identities,
culture clashes, family matters, body image, and the need to find
one's voice. With a foreword by Phoebe Eng, as well as contributions
from accomplished Asian American women mentors Janice Mirikitani,
Helen Zia, Nora Okja Keller, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Elaine Kim, Patsy
Mink, and Wendy Mink, Yell-Oh Girls! is an inspiring and much-needed
resource for young Asian American girls.
the Exclusive AllHip Interview of
Editor Vickie Nam where she talks about her experiences
as a journalist, about editing the book, experiences growing up
Asian in America, her thoughts on Pop Culture, Mentors and on finding
her voice and personal mission.
Story About the Book
Yell-Oh Girls! Editor Vicki Nam Discusses the genesis
of the book.
Read Excepts from
the Book Yell-Oh Girls!
Alaina Wang Excerpt: "China Doll"