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Call for Submissions: HYPHEN Magazine Call for Book Reviewers


HYPHEN Magazine Call for Book Reviewers Love books? Have strong opinions? Excited to share your thoughts?

Hyphen’s books editors, Cathlin and Abigail, are looking for writers to review newly released books of all genres for the Hyphen blog. Reviews are 600-900 words. They must be thoughtful and well-written, and can be either personal or academic in style. We do not limit coverage to works by Asian American authors. We also encourage reviews of any book from an Asian American perspective, or of books which merit strong interest from the Asian American community. We provide a monthly list of available review copies from which reviewers can select.

Book reviewers will also have the chance to pitch articles and author interviews for both the blog and print issues.

Examples of past reviews include:

Julie Otsuka's The Buddha in the Attic by Manan Desai (fiction)

GB Tran's Vietnamerica by Nawaaz Ahmed (graphic novel)

Anne Elizabeth Moore's Cambodian Grrrl by Marites L. Mendoza (nonfiction)

Cathlin’s essays and stories have appeared in HyphenI Saw My Ex at a Party (Kearny Street Press), Teacher Revised, and ASCD Express. She has performed her work at Kearny Street Workshop’s Apature Festival and San Francisco’s Litquake. A former high school English teacher, she is currently a doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Abigail’s poetry and book reviews have appeared in CalyxThe Critical Flame, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among othersShe received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and her master’s degree in literature from Oxford University.

If interested, please email Cathlin (cathlin.goulding[at]hyphenmagazine[dot]com) and Abigail (abigail.licad[at]hyphenmagazine[dot]com), and provide two writing samples. If you’ve got ideas for possible articles and author interviews, feel free to share. 

Thanks for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!

Call for Applicants: Hyphen Seeks Applicants for Public Interest Journalism Fellowship


From Hyphen magazine:

It wasn’t an easy decision to cut the number of print editions Hyphen produces down to two a year, but the idea was to utilize our resources to help us tell stories better.

To that end, we’re spending some of the money we would have used to produce a third print edition to create the Hyphen Public Interest Journalism Fellowship.

The program will fund up to $3,500 for each fellow to produce high-impact stories about social issues, such as immigration or the environment, and how they affect the Asian American community.

Hyphen is looking for good journalists with great story ideas to apply for the fellowship. We want the fellowship to nurture journalism that fulfills the need to have robust coverage of Asian American issues.

The projects can be in any medium, and ideally can be a multimedia package that anchors our print edition and utilizes Hyphen’s online presence for images, sound and video.

Journalists working in any medium are invited to apply. Applications are due by August 1. Find out the details and submit an application at