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Andrew Lam

Andrew Lam

Andrew Lam is an editor with New America Media and author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. His latest book is Birds of Paradise Lost, a short story collection, was published in 2013 and won a Pen/Josephine Miles Literary Award in 2014.

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Andrew Lam

Andrew Lam

Andrew Lam is an editor with New America Media and author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. His latest book is Birds of Paradise Lost, a short story collection, was published in 2013 and won a Pen/Josephine Miles Literary Award in 2014.

Other articles by this author

2014_0510_lam_cat.jpg

Mother

By Andrew Lam, SpeakOut | Essay

Yes, Indeed, San Francisco Is Made of Gold

By Andrew Lam, SpeakOut | Op-Ed