Isabella Wang

Around the Table: Interview with Lead Editor Michelle Ha

The theme, “Around the Table,” for issue 46.1 was always part of this desire and hope to create safe spaces for all Asian artists and writers. When issue 46.1 presented itself as an issue in need of a theme, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to curate a platform to spotlight and uplift Asian voices and stories, especially as Anti-Asian hate was, and still is, on the rise.

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Home of the Floating Lily

Silmy Abdullah’s Home of the Floating Lily begins and ends with the idea of ‘home.’ The stories focus on characters wrestling with migration, containment, and forging new identities as ‘foreigners’ on Canadian soil.

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Illustration by Paige Jung of five Asian faces of various ages and skin colours. All are wearing bright clothes and have sombre expressions.

ROOM 46.1 AROUND THE TABLE
Editor: Michelle Ha
Assistant Editor: Shristi Uprety and Isabella Wang
Cover Art by Paige Jung

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Room 45.2 Cover

ROOM 45.4: Baby, Baby, Baby!
Editor: Micah Killjoy
Assistant Editor: Ruchika Gothoskar
Shadows: Stacy Gardner and Kaiya Jacob
Cover Art by Lisa LaRose

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