Books to Read for AAPI Heritage Month

If you didn’t know, May is AAPI Heritage Month. Come celebrate with us by reading from one of these amazing AAPI authors. This is in no way an exhaustive list but is a good place to start if you’re stumped on what to read next. These books explore a multitude of topics, like mental health, media, and Cantonese cuisine, that broaden the larger conversation around AAPI identity and representation. Whether you’re trying to gain tools to help navigate your mental wellbeing or want to escape into another world, there’s a book on this list that’s sure to spark some inspiration.

Emily Hoang is a writer and editor, who is obsessed with haunted houses, ghosts, and dreams. More info can be found on her website.