“IN BETWEEN: A Collection of Short Plays” Chronicles the Multifaceted Experience of Migration Seattle, WA— August 17-27th 2023, Center Theatre at Seattle Center — Yun Theatre, an up-and-coming Seattle theater company founded by young Chinese creatives, is thrilled to announce the premier of their latest production, “IN BETWEEN: A Collection of Short Plays”. Who: Yun READ MORE
A sneak preview at Yun Theatre I’m counting down the days until the premier of Yun Theatre’s latest production, “IN BETWEEN: A Collection of Short Plays.” This production of imaginative collected shorts about migration takes place from August 17 to 27th 2023, at Center Theatre at Seattle Center and includes, my play Baby Bird Flies. READ MORE
Liana Soifer created BIPOC Adoptees to bring attention to a community of adopted person and BIPOCs whose voice is silenced by an expectation of gratitude and historical underrepresentation.
THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN DELAYED DUE TO AN UPCOMING PRODUCTION OF MY PLAY. Sorry for delays in updates. The fluid dates for this project will be flowing a little longer, as my energy has been a bit dispersed. Yun Theatre has selected my play, ‘Baby Bird Flies’, for their production of shorts entitled, In Between. READ MORE
NOWhere: An Anthology by Chinese Adoptees is inviting Chinese adoptees to submit poetry, prose, personal essays, fiction and nonfiction, inspired by the adoption experience, for consideration. General Information UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTED. This project is on hold indefinitely. ENTRY FEE: None. OPEN TO WHOM? Chinese Adoptees. THEME: Fiction or non-fiction inspired by the READ MORE
This post is updated with new F.A.Q.s, so check back regularly. What kind of writing are you looking for? We are looking for something that is freshly expressed and evocative, that sparks thought, and emotion, and resonates with adoptees. How do I format my submission? For submission and formatting guidelines, click here: NOWhere: Call for READ MORE
I have loved to write for as long as I can remember and, though I didn’t realise it in my earlier decades, my adoption has inspired many of my stories. My stories, poetry, and essays have been my way to work through anger, guilt, and a strange sense of grief that I felt growing up feeling READ MORE
A Trip Becomes a Journey
About a year ago, my DNA test led me to a first cousin. A few days ago, I returned from a trip to Brighton, UK, where I physically (versus virtually) met my uncle and two of his grown children living in the UK.
“Understanding her diverse background, and being proud of it – that’s what will give her a sense of belonging, wherever she is.” ~ Finding Ching Ha A Long-Lost-Family Union It’s been a year since a DNA test found the family I had before my mother took me away from them and put up READ MORE
The Funeral by Maya Fleischmann Exploring my Identity through My Novel and DNA Testing. (excerpt from the full article on ICAV) The journey of self-discovery. This quest to discover who we really are is the stuff that novels and movies are made of. Though our self-perception transforms with time, events, social, and physical settings that READ MORE