5×5: Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

5×5: Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

Author's Corner Book Culture Recommendations

Welcome back to another installment of our series 5×5 in which we ask five authors of similar backgrounds, five questions. This month, to celebrate Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month we spoke with incredible authors such as, Brian Tashima, Alka Joshi,  Julia Kagawa, Mary Choy and Seema Giri.   image via NSVRC Brian Tashima, independently published his four volume young adult/sci-fi fantasy series, The Joel Suzuki Series. As a sensitive sixteen-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome living in a single-parent home, Joel leads a stressful life full of bullies, bad grades and money woes. Figuring that stardom will solve all of his problems, …