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BW Debut Issue
Featured Writer: Loong
Bye Bye Britain
Why Pa Hates Me
In the 1960s, an influx of Chinese migrants moved from Asia to the UK for a better life.
Yet, why are so many British East Asians moving to the countries their parents fought so hard to leave?
BW chats to singer-songwriter Loong about life, inspiration and his all-important song writing process.
People working in the creative industry face many challenges every day.
However, being an Asian artist sometimes means being ostracised by our families and friends. An American Chinese actor share his story.
Getting a Literary Agent
BECOME A BANANA WRITER! GET UNPEELED!
You've pulled all your hair out and ground your teeth down to stubs. Your novel is finally complete!
BW has created our very own guide to winning a literary agent.
Kiasu (Chinese: 驚輸; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: kiaⁿ-su) is a Hokkien word that means 'fear of losing.’
Examples include queue jumping, piling your plate too high at a buffet and staying on the phone for five hours to get free tickets to an event.
Are all Asian people secretly Kiasu?