Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization to be Published by Regal House Publishing

2 Jun, 2019
Jan Alexander’s new novel Ms. Ming’s Guide to Civilization will be published by Regal House Publishing on September 13, 2019. Ms. Ming was a Leapfrog Fiction Prize semi-finalist. What others say: ...

Jackalops and Unicorns: inventive fictions  – Reading with Jan Alexander

24 May, 2019
Jackalops and Unicorns: inventive fictions Reading with Jan Alexander, Guy Reed and Peter Vinogradov followed by open mic 

It’s easier to spell “tariffs” than “human rights.”

19 May, 2019
On one hand, it’s good for the U.S. to get tough with China, Fengsou Zhou, president of Humanitarian China, told me this month when he spoke at the Overseas Press Club’s ...

Ming = Clear and Bright

13 Apr, 2019
Her parents named her Xiao Ming, or “Little Bright One.” The Chinese character Ming – 明  can mean bright, clear, or a state of clarity, and that’s Ming’s mission: A life spent ...