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she/t.k. | writer & cranky person | VONA 2017 | @pen_ev 2019

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Joined Twitter 7/3/17


@earthandstars 😢 you fuel so much of my writing. I still think about the edits you gave for the last poem i wrote. Thank you💕 @stefanicox May you bust thru that imposter syndrome with your strong plots and beautiful word choices!! You inspir… https://t.co/86oab2CL0t @earthandstars 🎉🎉congrats!!
1/21
2020
The HBT School for Organizing intro'd me to so many important people, perspectives, and movements in the Viet Am co… https://t.co/lkiVVE5eJg
1/9
2019
Highlight of vacation was witnessing a freedom-loving man walk past 2 vultures and say to his son with absolute con… https://t.co/RfNKNfHIDM
12/23
2019
Before i log off & go on break, i want to also mention the @semajaime co-authored op-ed in Voice of OC calling out… https://t.co/rxTDy4X23KOk, gotta finish grading. But I'm proud of the students and of what I was able to accomplish with them.Ahh so much more. But last I'll say so many were struck by learning about Mauna Kea and the fight against the TMT.… https://t.co/X6951abcnmNikole Hannah-Jones and Hua Hsu helped us have a deep and difficult discussion about how affirmative action benefit… https://t.co/LXwah5c1SzWe read about freedom schooling with Grace Lee Boggs, which inspired students to take control of their conference p… https://t.co/ICtC8FzGaCAfter reading Huiying Chang's AAWW article on Chinese Am garment workers strike, we read together a poem from Micro… https://t.co/U8vrVXG6gIWe read @roshantone 's AAWW article, Where South Asian Men Process Trauma. Students said the article made them thin… https://t.co/TjVgX75D7vFinished my last ethnic studies class with some awesome high school students. Here are some highlights:Thanks for reading my story 😊 and for this fantastic reading list. https://t.co/bNm31sxxI9
12/16
2019
@catladylib Hands down my favorite was this: https://t.co/A9y83QLKEMI can't wait til i finish grading so i can finally catch up on emails 😔
12/13
2019
@VenitaBlackburn Omg. Best use of "dork"
12/12
2019
Lefty Southeast Asians, can we pllleeeaase talk about Watchmen 😮😮😮
12/3
2019
Woohoo! Congrats to this year's PEN fellows 🎉 https://t.co/ZUvk5bT21C
11/26
2019
One year ago, i quit my very stable, soul crushing, full-time job. Since then, I pub'd my first short story, got th… https://t.co/qRqS9zMv9X
11/25
2019
I just keep assuming the downloads are other academics getting ready to eviscerate my work. 😂 thank you for sharing… https://t.co/s9liIYUlxH @arbautista Hahaha... thanks for sharing and i am glad someone finds it useful 😂
11/24
2019
@stefanicox @ShelleyStreeby Good luck! I wish i could see this.
11/19
2019
@Vanessid ...what the hell... (i, too, will leave off the question mark)Thank you for reading my story 😭🥰 https://t.co/uCLHycMKAH
11/14
2019
@plzdntdie I got 401k lil bacteria in my microbiome @plzdntdie Peak never affording retirementI just ordered kombucha and avocado toast. Take that, retirement fund.
11/12
2019
@_NIAnderthal Ahhh same same
11/7
2019
do i (or do you) know any Cambodian American writers/poets/literary critics who might be interested in reviewing th… https://t.co/Ynwy9lot62
Retweeted by t.k. lêOo enjoying my robot voice here, talking about how @NeelanjanaB got to the heart of my writing and made me apprecia… https://t.co/K0HxTVoZ1I @yumisakugawa My phone was broken for a whole day and it was so good for me.
11/4
2019
@dramatiqueer I've been enraged all day looking at the Bruin alerts.
10/29
2019
@rachel_kaminer Yeah, i agree that the wording here is deliberately rude. (To start: the film felt like a long ep o… https://t.co/rtxVMPR71x @rachel_kaminer Have you seen the film? I... had a lot of thoughts about it.
10/25
2019
@rosanacruznola 😢😢😢
10/22
2019
@DoNguyenMai It was great to finally see you from afar! Couldn't say hi bc crutches were hard to manuever. 💕Son del Centro is playing at this park for a Sanctuary Here event in Garden Grove. There are monarch butterflies dancing in the air 💕💕
10/20
2019
@murmurshewrote @rosanacruznola still screaming at this list tbhLook at my spec fic comrade @rosanacruznola getting runner up to this contest! Can't wait to read the story. https://t.co/RLtrES9OSk @ninabruja7 yes!! I felt this way about my old campus too.
10/18
2019
I'm overwhelmed with work right now but just wanted to pop on to say I miss Sue and Mel on GBBO. And I don't give o… https://t.co/etENkjVFBI
10/8
2019
I’m downtown where staff at LA’s largest Asian American advocacy group say they’re protesting mass layoffs made bec… https://t.co/fe9rq39pZi
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10/7
2019
Are you writing for you and your community? Are you expanding the narrative? Or are you performing for the white gaze?
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10/4
2019
Today at the library I saw a small Asian child w/ a pink shirt and bowl cut balancing books stacked up to the eyes.… https://t.co/LRryYHzNru
10/3
2019
There's a single palm tree in this strip mall lot and there are 3 viet women taking turns posing for photos by it. I love this so much.
9/30
2019
Again. The true collaboration. #Highart #queer nostalgia w/ @addiebrook @murmurshewrote @LambdaLiteraryhttps://t.co/fluKBYgoG6
Retweeted by t.k. lê#Queer time travel ritual via @ZeynJoukhadar & all the wonder!!! 💫✨💕 hosted by @murmurshewrote + @otherbooksla for… https://t.co/RkqJpP7BXK
Retweeted by t.k. lêThe imitable @MayatheBeing being brilliant at #Queer Becoming of Age at @otherbooksla for @LambdaLiteraryhttps://t.co/jk19TZ9xYr
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9/27
2019
LA! TODAY for @LambdaLitFest please make it out to "Queer Becoming of Age" reading on TONIGHT 9/26 at 6 PM at… https://t.co/b9wliCMvI1
Retweeted by t.k. lêFinished writing my ritual to release shame. Can't wait to be with you all. 💕 https://t.co/ybbNQDCUuZLA! This @LambdaLitFest week, hope you can make it out to the "Queer Becoming of Age" reading on THURS, 9/26 at 6 P… https://t.co/03ofirCupG
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9/26
2019
See everyone tomorrow! My ritual may involve 🍩🍩. https://t.co/UJ4k4JW1gY
9/25
2019
This Thursday for @LambdaLitFest @murmurshewrote has put together an amazing group of writers performing work about… https://t.co/E4Wb4L9cDp
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9/23
2019
@junaudaalma I hope you get to do that soon! You deserve rest. 💕
9/22
2019
🎉🎉🎉 happy book bday to @junaudaalma 🎉🎉🎉 may this be the first of many to come. Get this book ASAP! https://t.co/O1KV4Fn9tN
9/17
2019
disappointed to find out that Bobby Flay's full name is actually not Robert Flayvor
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9/14
2019
Saturday, 9/14 at 7pm come to @Avenue50Studio for The Broadside Project, a summer print residency w Sergio Teran &… https://t.co/yn3i3jQI3y
Retweeted by t.k. lêCome see! I learned linocut for this artist and poet boradside collab. Me and Hataya tearfully bonded over gardens,… https://t.co/IVxykjqKIo
9/10
2019
@semajaime 🤣 I'm out of practice @semajaime This is how i get my minimum page count, James!!!
8/30
2019
@cocoazafreen You're perfect! Is there a pic of a mushroom friend somewhere on that shirt
8/27
2019
@kenjicliu @vickievertiz @jamuseum Thanks for subversive pigeons of the future! Still thinking about it. And Vickie… https://t.co/keJxk3XNq1Wondering if Thoughts of Dog is basically how i write my. poems. https://t.co/7fmlX9hz6d
8/21
2019
@stefanicox This is amazing! Congrats! @kirinjaan There was seriously a pitch for this idea on shark tank 😔
8/20
2019
@kenjicliu @vickievertiz @jamuseum These were all so JUICY. I loved each one.
8/19
2019
@ninabruja7 @UNITEDA1RLINES 😭
8/18
2019
Oooo i can't wait to experience this all put together! https://t.co/CaDoC4tN4h
8/17
2019
I'll have a piece, too! 😎 https://t.co/dyQArwPnUU
8/16
2019
@junaudaalma 😭💜Me n my poetry collection https://t.co/5e47s477LZ @Vanessid This is so horrible. You and your wonderful writing deserve all the recognition and support and none of t… https://t.co/T7B4vqWBtx"My body is largely hers and her body is largely mine, but we are both allowed to please others. Diotima is my seni… https://t.co/U7RDh8DmDHThat bike ride was so memorable! My first one. 😭 No one shamed me for never learning how to bike. @junaudaalma imme… https://t.co/mUx0zZ5RsZI love this, @MayatheBeing! Also brag: my profile pic is from that bike ride together at the end of the piece. https://t.co/ABh0JTNAMV
8/15
2019
love watching my favorite people shine 💫🌈 https://t.co/s0lnlpByrp
8/14
2019
Oppose the anti-progressive, anti-union war @AAAJ_LA has been waging on its employees! Sign our community petition… https://t.co/Q9Xv7x4iC1
Retweeted by t.k. lê @narindaism Love my aggressively nurturing queermom 😅Shoutout to the young person briskly walking to school while shoveling in instant ramen. May i absorb some of that… https://t.co/cSMfWoih5H
8/13
2019
Latest update is that activity has been downgraded to plausible. https://t.co/7GhuNinZ6H
8/10
2019
ICE Activity CONFIRMED 8/9/19 @ 1:57pm Ralphs at 3rd / Vermont Follow Koreatown Popular Assembly for updates:… https://t.co/UuKNtoQuF9
Retweeted by t.k. lêWow. Those last lines. https://t.co/u0gwiDgoqa
8/9
2019
Things you can do, in a thread: https://t.co/749xbJbDAl[Image: Etch-a-sketch of the words "Abolish I.C.E." in block letters.]I also etch important words. #AbolishICE https://t.co/qFYpb4kDWzWAYS YOU CAN HELP Re: #MISSISSIPPI #ICERaids: Thread is based on a day's worth of info. I will update it as I lear… https://t.co/syjFu1QIaK
Retweeted by t.k. lêAttn San Gabriel. This Sheriff bus just drove down my street. It parked on Las Tunas before Walnut Grove. https://t.co/nkWKnVDtDU
Retweeted by t.k. lê(Image: Etch-a-sketch of a giant cat flummoxed to be stuck in the middle of five cars.) @AndrewAhnFilms requested an etch of a cat stuck in traffic. (Have you watched any of his films yet??) https://t.co/lfw70qRUjq
8/8
2019
@JosephJessRey I left that job soon after and lost your info too! Have the best time at lambda. Can't wait to read your Buffy collection! @janicesap 😭😭💜💜💜 @janicesap Janice, I also keep meaning to tell you that the Khmer Girls in Action youth read excerpts of Microchips… https://t.co/QfchirskQz @janicesap I was so sad when the novel was done. I can't wait ti read more of her work. This one made me think so m… https://t.co/e76dYefo5d @JosephJessRey Hi, were you the person who made a delivery to my old office and saw my Buffy poster and we bonded a… https://t.co/cFVcft0jbw
8/5
2019
One workshopper thanked me for making writing fun again because school writing is so stressful 😭💕This is today! The KGA youth wrote poems with minimal help from me. They're amazing and I'm so excited for the futu… https://t.co/5ZsUMkZisP
8/3
2019
@earthandstars D u r i a n https://t.co/qEGeqmlT9k
8/2
2019
@MayatheBeing @CalMorgan Maya!! So on-brand for you. I'm so amazed.
8/1
2019

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