Rabbit in the Moon: A Memoir, forthcoming from Camphor Press, Spring 2021 

American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of TraditionUniversity of Hawaii Press, 2008 



“Starry Night,” Forthcoming in (Her)oics: Women’s Lived Experiences During the Coronavirus Pandemic, co-edited by Amy Roost and Joanell Serra, Pact Press, March 2021

“Chinese Borscht,” Forthcoming in Hong Kong Literary Review, 2021

“Salt,” Forthcoming in New South Journal, 2021

“Sink or Swim,” Waterwheel Review, Issue 5 

“If You Spot a Crow,” Rappahannock Review, Issue 8.1

The Absence of Color,” Sky Island Journal, Issue 12

Eat Rice! IMPRINT 18: The Annual Anthology of Women in Publishing Society Hong Kong

Fish Stories, Sky Island Journal: Issue 7

Waterbabies, Memoir Magazine



The Absence of Color, Nominated for 2020 Pushcart Prize 

The Absence of Color, Nominated for 2020 Best of the Net Awards 

“Blessed Buns,” Honorable Mention in 2018 Solas Best Travel Writing Awards

“Waterbabies,” Shortlisted for Room Magazine‘s 2018 Creative Non-Fiction Contest