Interview with Wai Chim

For our February bonus episode, we welcome a very special guest! We chat to author Wai Chim about her book, The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling. Topics include: writing about mental health issues in Asian families, flawed but well-intentioned characters, introvert representation, and self-care. The first half of the episode is spoiler-free (we letContinue reading “Interview with Wai Chim”

S01E02 – The Surprising Power of A Good Dumpling

Just as there is power in a good dumpling, there is power in good representation. We discuss main character Anna’s experience of caring for a family member with mental health issues as a first-generation Asian Australian; the trajectory of recovery; and what a guidance counsellor should not say to a student. Mental health issues covered:Continue reading “S01E02 – The Surprising Power of A Good Dumpling”