Slant’d – Making of an Asian-American Magazine | Talks at Google

Asian-American entrepreneurs Krystie Mak and Katerina Jeng discuss founding a new Asian-American magazine focused on telling the stories of everyday Asian Americans through poetry, art, short fiction and essays. Along with digital director Tessa Ku, the panel explores how the magazine’s mission has evolved, and the challenges of representing the diverse groups that fall under the title “Asian American.” Magazine contributor Gary Yeh reads an excerpt from his piece in the latest issue and discusses how mental health is stigmatized in the Asian American community.

The first issue released November 2017 can be found at

Moderated by Lauren Hirsch.



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