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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 | Leave A Comment »

“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 | Leave A Comment »

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 […]

Islanders by Teow Lim Goh

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

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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