Token Asian: A Glossary by Jen Soong
Emerging Writer Series
Every two weeks, (in September, it is every week), I will be publishing an essay from an emerging writer. This week’s essay is “Token Asian,” by Jen Soong. This essay was edited by Brooke Obie.
The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Jen Soong grew up in a small town in New Jersey and has been on the hunt for extraordinary stories for as long as she can reme…