Posts Tagged: Cambodian American fiction

  • Researching a Novel: Either the Beginning or the End of the World

    Music was a big part of writing this book!  It begins with Laura Mam’s “Pka Proheam Rik Popreay.” She’s a Cambodian-American singer from California and now Phnom Penh and sings in Khmer.  I don’t speak Khmer, but I listened to her music a lot while I wrote, and her singing crosses cultures and languages.Here’s a…