Kartika Review is a new literary journal for Asian American creative writing. They publish fiction, poetry, essay, art, and author interviews.
Of interest in the first issue:
An interview with Gene Luen Yang delivers the inside scoop on the author and his graphic novel American Born Chinese.
“Burying Bones,” a poem by Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai laments the strains of adapting to cultures.
Kim Hoang Nguyen’s “Final Bouquet,” is a chick lit story with some witty phrases.
Kartika plans to sponsor readings, panel discussions, writing contests, and other creative activities for the Asian American community in both New York City and the Bay Area. Check out this great new magazine!