Food for Thought: A (non-comprehensive) list of AAPI-related content created by* Asian-Americans
We are always on the search for works on Asian and Asian-American identity and to feature AAPI content creators who are shaking up the world. Feel free to send us an email if you have suggestions for additions to this list.
- Angry Asian Man by Phil Yu
Books (Graphic Novels)
- American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (a graphic novel)
- Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan) by Sana Amanat, Stephen Wacker, G. Willow Wilson, and Adrian Alphona
- This comic series by Marvel stars Kamala Khan, a Muslim, Pakistani-American who was born and raised in New Jersey. Khan navigates through issues ranging from high school friendships, her identity as a child of immigrants, and of course, fighting super villains.
- Annoyed.Asian is a asian activist “here to educate.” Here, meme reposts are fire and deftly capture the fury many Asians feel when faced with media, microaggressions, and straight-up racism.
- Just An Everyday Life by Jackson Li.
- “The journey of a kid who ditched expectations for aspirations.” Listen to his latest mix-tape , #FML, at Just An Everyday Life.
- Asian Americans on the Rise aka my new favorite Spotify playlist. Thanks, Spotify for making this!
- Bullet Train hosted by Ada Tseng.
- “Bullet Train is a podcast series produced by Asia Pacific Arts, an online magazine based in Los Angeles that has been covering pan-Asian arts and entertainment since 2003. Launched in February 2015, Bullet Train features pop culture stories connecting Asia with the rest of the world. We’ll travel from Chinese dramas, K-pop and Bollywood to YouTube, karaoke and comic books and take you where you didn’t even know you wanted to go.”
- Angel’s Sketchbook (Facebook) (Instagram) by Angel Trazo
- Angel is working on her second edition of her comic book Where Are You From?: Short stories about being Asian in America, excerpts of which are found on her social media pages. Her other work features sketches from her everyday life.
- This is Asian American Life (Facebook) (Tumblr)by Katie Quan
- “‘This Asian American Life’ comic series features little slices of life about race/ethnicity, gender, relationships, and more.”
- Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than
- Than is a cartoonist based in Melbourne who created a cartoon blog which turns inspirational quotes into short comic stories.
- Discover Nikkei (Japanese migrants and their descendants)