Names I’ve been called since 1990: A Memoir – Anhvu Buchanan

Andrew.
Bruce Lee.
Twinkie.
Karate Kid.
Asian.
Jap.
You.
Rufio.
Banana.
Boy.
Crazy Rich Asian.
Dog Eater.
Dim sum king.
Jackie Chan.
Jeremy Lin.
Stinky tofu.
William Hung.
Korean.
Asian glow.
Scotty Nguyen.
Tourist.
Asian Jonah Hill.
Soy sauce.
Yao Ming.
Cambodian.
Rice boy.
Gook.
Egg roll.
Azn.
Mr. Miyagi.
Viet.
Coronavirus.
Yellow Fever.
Soy boy.
Wonton.
Bat Eater.
Oriental.
John Cho.
Chinese.
Chopsticks.
Ching Chong.
Chigga.
Chino.
Chink.

Anhvu Buchanan

Anhvu Buchanan is the author of The Disordered (sunnyoutside press). He was the recipient of the James D. Phelan Award and received an Individual Artists Grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission. He currently teaches in San Francisco. Twitter: @anhvubuchanan. Website: www.anhvubuchanan.com.

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