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Shirley Geok-lin Lim
“As a first-generation 'Asian American woman,' for one thing, I knew there was no such thing as an 'Asian American woman.' Within this homogenizing labeling of an exotica, I knew there were entire racial/national/cultural/sexual-preferenced groups, many of whom find each other as alien as mainstream America apparently finds us.”
Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Malaysian-born U.S. poet, writer