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Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories
2022 May (Forthcoming) Asian American Writer’s Workshop: The Margins
2022 Apr 19. Ephemeral Elegies: Menarche
2021. Salt Hill Journal: Flash Fiction Finalist
2020 Oct 4. In Search of Sarah. Lessons Learned While Traveling: Schedule Rest Days
2020 Aug 27. Volumes and Voyages Blog: London Bucket List: 61 Things to Do in London: Tower of London Beefeater Tour
2018 February 8. Ambassador Year in China (AYC) Blog: THE JOURNEY: AN EA’S TAKE BY STEPHANIE SIMPSON AND JOSEPH KWON
2015 July 29. American University SIS Summer Abroad 2015 ASEAN Malaysia & Indonesia Blog: Of Lizards, Monkeys and Other Creatures in KL
2015 August 24. American University SIS Summer Abroad 2015 ASEAN Malaysia & Indonesia Blog: Musings on Perceptions of Americans by Malaysians and Indonesians
2015 August 22. American University SIS Summer Abroad 2015 ASEAN Malaysia & Indonesia Blog: Indonesian Shadow Puppets
2015 Aug 15. American University SIS Summer Abroad 2015 ASEAN Malaysia & Indonesia Blog: The Romance of the Night Markets
2020 October 18. Guest podcaster on This is We: What it Means to be a TCK
June 2019. Guest Judge for Lishui’s English dubbing student competition for primary and middle school students.
May 2019. Guest speaker AYC Annual Teaching Conference, Qingtian, Lishui, Zhejiang, China
- Full presentation video here.
June 2018. Teaching demonstrator in a rural classroom for the Lishui Education Bureau Teaching Conference in Longquan, Lishui, Zhejiang, China.
Hi, I’m Steph. While working full-time as a literature and drama history teacher in China, I started this blog to share about my travel experiences and observations. Now, when I’m not spending time with my wonderful husband, I continue to write about travel, food, teaching, and identity politics. Read more