a poem I wrote called "just skin" was featured in the inaugural issue of slant'd magazine, a publication that celebrates Asian American identity through personal storytelling and providing a refreshing take on the Asian American narrative by sparking an intersectional dialogue that breaks boundaries between assumption and reality.
a short piece on asian american identity was included in issue 003 of banana magazine, a magazine that strives to navigate through the blurred Eastern and Western boundaries and create a voice for contemporary Asian culture.
i wrote a poem called "salt water" for issue 002 of divine magazine, who's mission is to authenticate and deepen connections to ourselves and each other through art that explores and celebrates sexuality and self love.
white feminist shows up to the protest
written the day i attended the women's march in los angeles on january 21, 2017, this piece encapsulates my feelings regarding the insidious nature of white feminism, performative allyship, and the anger people of color (myself included) have felt for a very long time. image artist unknown.
why is your name jenevieve?
i wrote this piece after an interaction i had in a meeting - it's a combination of both poetry and prose, and it explores the feeling of being Otherized, seen as the perpetual foreigner, and as though you do not belong to your own name. photo by me.
the other side of the car window
this piece was written after a white homeless man yelled a racial slur at me and i tried to fashion that feeling into something productive or useful for myself. photo by isaac lam.
i wrote a piece titled "familiar" for issue 4 of neverland zine. the theme was "childhood."
as a member of the fourth cycle of the los angeles chapter of naked narratives, i re-examined my body through poetry, dissecting and evaluating my own relationship to my body with a weekly piece and adornment practice. here is the poem i wrote on "eyes." this was later published by "poetry after dark" via medium.
the coalition zine
a poem i wrote entitled "pale pink" was published by the coalition zine, a literary and cultural maga(zine) dedicated to work by and for women of colour. the words are mine, the artwork is not (but isn't it lovely?)