Publications and Collaborations

If you’d like to collaborate with me, feel free to reach out!

I’d be happy to hear from you!

My contributions:

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

Blog Posts

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

Podcasts

2020 October 18. Guest podcaster on This is We: What it Means to be a TCK

Speaking Engagements

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.

About Me

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

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