Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. I seem to reread Jane Austen very summer.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. “I never knew this before.”
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Write everyday, even if takes the form of taking notes or tweeting.
Q. What was/is your favorite job?
A. I'm doing it!
August 10, 2015Today's headlines are full of news about immigration, most of it bad, and a lot of it untrue. In this recent blog post that I wrote for Medium, I explore the myths and realities behind some of the most recent debates over immigration, including: current rates of immigration, immigrants and crime, and undocumented immigration and border security. Read it here at: https://medium.com/@erikalee/myths-and-realities-about-immigration-in-the-past-and-present-6f490668a1d6
August 10, 2015The Making of Asian America launches at the National Book Festival in Washington, DC on September 5th! Erika will join journalists Ray Suarez and Tom Gjelten on a special panel exploring books on immigration. For more on the #NatBookFest15 visit: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/
August 10, 2015Erika will be sharing her new book with audiences this fall.
Stops include: September 5: Washington, DC; September 19: Minneapolis; October 2: Washington, DC; October 3: Boston; October 9: Irvine; October 14: Minneapolis; November 12: College Park; November 19: