JIREH DENG is a poet and an editorial intern at In These Times. Their writing on Los Angeles arts, culture and identity has appeared in the Guardian, the Washington Post, the L.A. Times, Teen Vogue and on NPR. They co-direct the Asian American Journalists Association LGBTQIA+ affinity group and serve as national board representative for its LA chapter.
“I Think I’m Done Striving”: Delia Cai Against the American Dream
After writing her debut novel, the Central Places author turns her ambitions to her community