I’m Carmen, a contributor of the anthology HONG KONG NOIR (Akashic, December 2018). You can also find my writing in Vogue Hong Kong, Undomesticated, and other publications.
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I don’t typically do year-end reviews and set goals for the new year. But, as most would agree, 2020 is such a wild year that I’m convinced I should do something different. So as the year comes to a close, I’m writing this brief note to sum up happenings around me in the past 12 …
I know it’s only days before the election, and whatever I say here probably won’t change anybody’s mind. Worse still, it will only attract trolls to my site. But this is something I feel strongly about, and I need to just spill it out. First and foremost, to all my friends in Hong Kong and …
I’ll be the first to admit that I do not fully understand the deep-rooted racism in America, and how that negatively impacts not only the black community, but also all people of color. As Asians, we’ve been taught to work hard and keep our mouths shut. Our internalized anti-blackness taught us that the sufferings of …
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Hi, I’m Carmen. Born and raised in Hong Kong, I had been a magazine writer and editor for some of the biggest names in Hong Kong, including City Magazine, Eat and Travel, and East Magazine. Read more