BBC World News

Yesterday along side Jingan Young, we were interviewed on BBC World News, hot on the heels of the article by Helier Cheung

Here you can see the entire news item


It’s Here!

Foreign Goods the first ever anthology of British East Asian playwrights with a forward by David Henry Hwang – some one pinch me & wake me up !

Foreign Goods - Oberon Books
Foreign Goods

An essential introduction to the British East Asian theatrical community, this is a collection of full plays, short plays and monologues from British East Asian writers, including Jingan Young, Kathryn Golding, Amber Hsu, Cathy Lam, Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen, Tan Suet Lee, Julie Cheung Inhin & Stephen Hoo.

Come along to the official book launch at Asia House

STOP PRESS: Foreign Goods

So excited about this –  as I am one of the contributing playwrights

Foreign Goods

A Selection of Writing by British East Asian Artists

Ed. Jingan Young

This is the first ever collection of modern dramatic writing by British East

Asian writers, curated by the award-winning playwright Jingan Young.

With a foreword by David Henry Hwang.

Dear Adoption, I’m Tired

Yes, yes, yes!

Anh Dao Kolbe

Dear Adoption, I’m Tired

Worn out from years of explaining who I am and who I am not. I have grown weary of trying to assimilate into countries and cultures that ask me to be for them and not with them. I have grown fatigued of tracing a story that befits only a partial narrative, left only with speculation and the inability to reconcile the truth of the story. And I am one of the lucky ones—one of those whose story gaps were nearly filled after looking so long for the answer. But there are no complete answers, only more questions. I am tired of the questions left hanging like a string of lights above my head, filaments twisted on the inside and no longer producing a spark. They will remain unchanged—my once-steady hand exhausted from stretching out to change the bulb, the ladder I’ve used all these years weakened…

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