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[close] Welcome Everyone! Let's read books in the ENGLISH language by: AMERICAN DIASPORA authors who identify with their multi-ethnic, multinational & multiracial heritages from Southeast Asia such as: BRUNEI, CAMBODIA, LAOS, INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, MYANMAR (Burma), PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, THAILAND & VIETNAM OR Who identify with their specific indigenous heritages (ethnic minority groups) from Southeast Asia such as: HMONG, KAREN, LU MIEN, MONTAGNARD, MUONG & etc. **All genres & forms are welcome: fiction, non-fiction, essays, short stories, young adult, picture books, graphic novels, memoirs, poetry, plays etc. ***NOTE: While all types of literature should be discussed or reviewed, this space will not focus on any works that have: A) Southeast Asians as secondary characters in fictional works B) Non-Asian (especially white) authors writing on Southeast Asian characters or topics C) Southeast Asian authors from other diasporas: Australia, Canada, UK etc. D) Southeast Asian authors who write in their respective Southeast Asian languages (i.e., an author raised in Vietnam writes primarily in Vietnamese) Thank you & happy reading!
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Celebrating adult fantasy, scifi, and horror books that promote diversity and inclusion. Abo…more
[close] Celebrating adult fantasy, scifi, and horror books that promote diversity and inclusion. About us: We are a friendly group with monthly reads and an annual book challenge. Request to Join Info: a) We love new members but only accept those with active public profiles. b) There is a mandatory question with the request to join button, don't forget to enter your answer. :) c) Authors are welcome to join, but self-promotion is not allowed. We also have a sister group, Women of the Future, which focuses on adult Sci-Fi and Speculative Fiction written by womxn and NB authors
836 members, last active 6 hours ago
This book club will engage participants on a variety of culturally relevant topics that have inc…more
[close] This book club will engage participants on a variety of culturally relevant topics that have included (but are not limited to): ethnicity/race, country, agism, classism, gender stereotypes, ability and disability, sexual orientation, mental health, religion and spiritual beliefs and practices, and current cultural issues.
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