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Teow Lim Goh’s Book About Poetry Left By Chinese Immigrants Garners National Attention

February 24th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Blog, Press, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Teow Lim Goh’s Book About Poetry Left By Chinese Immigrants Garners National Attention

Teow Lim Goh’s Book About Poetry Left By Chinese Immigrants Garners National Attention

“Although it was widely known as the Ellis Island of the West, Angel Island wasn’t meant to herald immigrants to the United States so much as to keep them out. Located just across from Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay, the immigration station started operating in 1910, largely to process the cases of Chinese laborers, who, […]

Review of Islanders by The Fem

August 8th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Review of Islanders by The Fem

Review of Islanders by The Fem

July 28, 2016 Reviewed by Vanesa Pacheco Teow Lim Goh’s collection of poems imagines the lost stories of the women detained on Angel Island’s Immigration Station, as well as of their families, staff, and of those involved in the 1877 San Francisco Chinatown Riots. Decades after the Immigration station closed, poems were found written on […]

Official Release: Poetry Collection Brings to Life the Lost Voices of Asian Immigrants

July 12th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Events, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Official Release: Poetry Collection Brings to Life the Lost Voices of Asian Immigrants

Official Release: Poetry Collection Brings to Life the Lost Voices of Asian Immigrants

Denver poet Teow Lim Goh explores the challenges and triumphs of Chinese immigrants in her debut collection of poetry, Islanders; lost voices of immigrants held on Angel Island, California. Teow Lim Goh’s debut poetry collection Islanders has received heaps of praise and attention from numerous publications prior to the book’s official release July 12, 2016. In searing poetic language, […]

Islanders Receives Bountiful Praise from Reviewers

June 3rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Islanders Receives Bountiful Praise from Reviewers

Islanders Receives Bountiful Praise from Reviewers

Teow Lim Goh’s momentous debut poetry collection Islanders has received heaps of praise and interest from several publications since the soft launch of her book through our online bookstore. And we’re anticipating the publication of more reviews and interviews before the official release of Islanders on July 12. Since the lead-up to and the soft […]

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

May 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Events, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Colorado author Teow Lim Goh blends fact and fiction, politics and intimacy in her chronicle of a forgotten episode in American history. Join Teow Lim Goh at any of the following events listed below to hear poems from her moving new collection of poetry Islanders. You can pick up a copy of Goh’s debut collection […]

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

May 16th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

So often the tales of immigrants are buried beneath the gathering dust of history. But these stories can tell us so much more about what it means to be American than almost any other type of known literature. The process of acculturation, of becoming American, the hard road that many traveled and the unknown tales […]

Collected Poems: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Collected Poems: In Honor of National Poetry Month

Collected Poems: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Teow Lim Goh:  Lately I have been reading volumes of collected poems, in particular, those of Jack Gilbert, Louise Glück, and Muriel Rukeyser. For a poet to have a […]

Islanders by Teow Lim Goh

March 25th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, New Releases, Poetry, Teow Lim Goh | 2 Comments »

Islanders by Teow Lim Goh

Between 1910 and 1940, Chinese immigrants to America were detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station in the San Francisco Bay. As they waited for weeks and months to know if they could land, some of them wrote poems on the walls. All the poems we have on record were found in the men’s barracks: […]

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