It Was LIT: A Little Haiti Book Festival Recap

Whew. What a busy two days! Somehow I had never heard of the Little Haiti Book Festival until this weekend! A few weeks ago, I came across a Facebook post from the Miami Book Fair about the two day event down in Miami. They advertised a two day schedule that kicked off with a Saturday …

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AWP Writer to Writer Mentorship

I'm excited to share the news that I was selected from a pool of very competitive writers to participate in AWP's Writer to Writer Mentorship. I was paired with Elizabeth Isadora Gold, author of The Mommy Group.  So here's the backstory. I've been writing my memoir on and off for about a year. Last summer, I …

KAAN 2018

Minneapolis - Here I Come! I had such an amazing time at the KAAN (Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network) conference last year. While I was there, I started brainstorming session ideas with Grace and Shaaren, my fellow adoptee presenters of "The Global Diaspora" session. Spending the weekend talking to Grace, there was a common …

KAAN Conference Update

On June 23-25, I spent the weekend in Pittsburg at the KAAN (Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network) Conference. It was my first time sharing my adoption story at a conference, and I had an amazing weekend! You can read more about my experience here.

Black Anthology: Adult Adoptees Claim Their Space – Now Available!

I'm happy to announce the publication of a very special anthology that I am honored to be a part of! The book is a collaborative project from black adoptees around the world. Here's a full description of the book: "People who identify as Black adoptees are vaguely known within both adoption circles as well as …