Stephen Hong Sohn, a former University of California President’s Postdoctoral fellow (2006-2007), is currently completing work on a manuscript on contemporary Asian American cultural production. He has co-edited Transnational Asian American Literature: Sites and Transits (Temple University Press, 2006) as well as a special journal issue of Studies in the Literary Imagination (SLI, Vol. 37.1, Spring 2004) on Asian American Literature. He has recently completed editing a special journal issue for MELUS, entitled Alien/Asian: Imagining The Racialized Future (Winter 2008). Directing his critical energies toward the incredible output of contemporary Asian American writers, he has written on Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters, Julie Otsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine, Lawrence Chua’s Gold by the Inch, and Lan Cao’s Monkey Bridge. Articles have appeared in Modern Fiction Studies,Studies in the Literary Imagination, and the Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE). He was co-chair of The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS), a literature society affiliated with the American Literature Association from 2006-2008. Recent publications include the afterword to Myung Mi Kim’s Dura (reprinted by Nightboat Books). He is currently co-editing a special issue ofModern Fiction Studies on the topic of “Theorizing Asian American Fiction” to appear in 2010.