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All Roads Lead to Blood: Bonnie Chau with Kundiman Fellows

Bonnie Chau presents All Roads Lead to Blood
With Kundiman fellows Mia Ayumi Malhotra and Ploi Pirapokin

Unflinching portrayals of desire and alienation fill Bonnie Chau's award-winning debut story collection. Chau's short fiction explores the lives of young women navigating love, failure, heritage, and memory, and presents a fresh perspective of second-generation Chinese-Americans. Chau is from Southern California and received her MFA in fiction and translation from Columbia University. A Kundiman fellow, she works at an independent bookstore in Brooklyn and is assistant web editor at Poets & Writers.

Mia Ayumi Malhotra's debut poetry collection, ISAKO ISAKO, follows a single family lineage spanning four generations of female Japanese Americans to explore the chilling historical legacies of cultural trauma—internment, mass displacement, and rampant racism—in the United States. Malhotra is a Kundiman and VONA/Voices Fellow, and she holds creative writing degrees from the University of Washington and Stanford University. She was raised in Laos and Thailand and currently lives in the Bay Area.