Yearly Archives: 2016




O.C. Chinese Parents Book Club Schedule
O.C. Chinese Parents Book Club convened at University Park Library on April 3rd, 2016. Over the three-hour meeting, members enjoyed a veritable feast of books, and The Strangers popped up twice on the menu. In the two years O.C. Chinese Parents Book Club has been around, its mission has been […]

The Strangers Welcomed at O.C. Chinese Parents Book Club



The Foreword for The Strangers
I was born and raised in Beijing, China. In 2006, I immigrated to Canada. The following year, during a trip to California, I bought a copy of The Best American Short Stories 2007. I assumed that every single story in that anthology was written by an American author. I held […]

The Foreword For The Strangers Penned by Anna Wang Yuan





  Literary Term of the Day: Asyndeton

Asyndeton



  Literary Term of the Day: Ekphrasis

Ekphrasis



  Literary Term of the Day: Epithet

Epithet



  “Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” – Alfred Lord Tennyson  

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