Somewhere in the Middle
Illustration for a piece (International Writers’ Blog) about being caught between cultural identities.
Boryspil International Airport, Kiev
Illustration for a poem (International Writers’ Blog) about being seen under a lens of “American” while traveling.
What's Your Name?
Illustration for an essay (International Writers’ Blog) about the difficulty of choosing, culturally inherited or given.
“Yellow Fever” (International Writers’ Blog) is a dissection of the fetishization of Asian women and the stereotypes associated with the concept. Often, individuals may court the concept of the “ideal” overly submissive, exotic Asian, putting any woman who fits in that category on a pedestal. This piece begs the question: What are you worshipping? My yellow skin is not made of paper. It is not for you to crease.
Illustration for a piece about “evil officemates.”