Paper Dolls: Can’t Concentrate. Better than Britney Spears!

Asian Am Musicians

“Can’t Concentrate” is PaperDoll’s fourth official music video. The track was produced by Meteor Award Winner Michael Moloney and is available on itunes, amazon, and all major online retailers.  The multi-cultural group is currently featured in a NIKE campaign airing in Greater China.  Fronted by Chinese American Teresa Lee, PaperDoll is known for their uninhibited, high-energy live …

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Kina Grannis, Hapa, Half Japanese American, singer, musician, Asian American

Discover the Next Taylor Swift: Kina Grannis

Asian Am Musicians

Thank you to Kwan Nam for this discovery! Kina Kasuya Grannis (born August 4, 1985) is a guitarist and singer-songwriter from California. She is half Japanese and half English, Irish, French, Scottish, Dutch and German. Grannis was the winner of the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest. As a result of winning, she earned a recording contract with Interscope Records and had her music video played during …

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Deborah Jiang Stein, Deborah Stein, The unPrison Project, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus, Asian Americans born in jail

Up Close and Personal with Author and The UnPrison Project’s Deborah Jiang Stein GIVEAWAY

Asian Am Authors: Adult Lit

Deborah Jiang Stein was born in prison to a mother addicted to drugs and later adopted into a loving Jewish family. Her story is not a typical Asian American story and that’s exactly why it’s so interesting. It’s all here in her new book Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. The story of a woman whose gift for finding purpose …

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Asian chapter book, The Great Wall of Lucy Wu, Wendy Shang, JadeLuckClub

2012 APALA Asian/Pacific American Awards for Adult, YA and Children’s Literature

Asian Am Authors: Adult Lit Asian Am Authors: KidLit Asian Am Authors: YA Asian Am Lit Young Adult

The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature honor and recognize individual works about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage with exceptional literary and artistic merit. The awards are given in five categories, including Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, Children’s Literature, Young Adult Literature and Picture Book. The Submission by Amy Waldman won the Adult Fiction award. Amy Waldman imagines the …

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