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`An interview with Vanessa Hua, from The Write Stuff series: Vanessa Hua is author of Deceit and Other Possibilities, winner of the Willow Books Literature Grand Prize. She is a columnist for the S…
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I write about the fallout of income inequality on educational achievement, health, and more in the latest issue of Pacific Standard

https://psmag.com/the-new-american-inequality-3fa63903849#.k9lihdtpf
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In time, his movements became impaired, and his neck and shoulder muscles tightened, hunching him. What and when he ate influenced the absorption of the drugs, forcing him to forever mind the clock, shadowed by the uncertainty of whether he could depart for an outing, if he’d falter while exiting a theater or in the security line at the airport. To keep him active, my brother, my sister and I chipped in to buy a Wii game system. Studies sugges...
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The sandwich generation The front door slammed. After I returned from preschool drop-off, I discovered my mother was still gone, and her sedan remained in the garage. Maybe she’d carpooled with a co-worker to a meeting or a trip into the field? After his death, I felt like I was supposed to keep her safe, and she’d gone missing on my watch. Fighting rising dread, I called my sister and got her voice mail. When I got home, I called the polic...
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Check out my book on GoodReads! If it sounds interesting, please consider marking it as "To-Read"

Pre-order here: https://willowlit.net/vanessahua/
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"Family, loyalty, love, lust: Vanessa Hua does justice to the big themes in this noteworthy debut."
Contrary to its title, Vanessa Hua’s debut collection, <em>Deceit and Other Possibilities </em>(Willow Publishing), is full of characters for whom deceit is really the only possibility. Each of her ten stories...
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A tattered copy of ‘Little Women’ helps Vanessa Hua imagine a history of her immigrant family, build her own identity and imagine her children’s future.
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Thrilled that the October 2016 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine calls my book, DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES, a "searing debut." Available at https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0997199628
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Instead of buying an expensive plane ticket and taking two connecting flights, we drove an hour and a half to go a world away. In another study, the subjects enjoyed planning the vacation - that is to say, anticipating it - more than taking it If your budget, work and school schedules allow it, why not strive for hit after hit of joy by planning a series of long weekends this summer? Because we were only away a couple nights, we didn’t pack w...
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When we told friends and colleagues we were moving home — not only to my hometown, but home, to the very bedroom where I’d grown up — many were astounded. To them, three generations under one roof represented defeat and retreat, the last resort of the financially strapped. Asians are twice as likely as whites to live in multigenerational households, at 27 percent, with blacks and Latinos close behind, according to the Pew Research Center. Afte...
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I am thrilled to share the gorgeous cover of my short story collection coming out this fall. Pre-ordering is now available -- with a special discount code: U5NM1CDWZ5U1

https://willowlit.net/vanessahua/
Trying to flag down the pork rib cart, Ma waves as frantically as a passenger in a life raft toward a distant light. “Ma, she’ll be back again.” I’m jumpy and jet-lagged from last night’s sleeping…
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