Aimee Liu on Race, Family, Relationships, & Loss
About family & race
A Hollywood Romance Made in China
How I met my husband (regardless of what he may tell you)
When Worlds Collide
Wit, irony, and the imperial minister’s poignant gesture that helped forge my family
My Biracial Father’s Family Secrets, Decoded at Last
Barriers of language and immigration helped hide the truth about family left and lost in China for 80 years.
Perspective from China’s First Pro-Democracy Activists
Yung Wing, my grandfather, and the seeds of revolution against the China’s last empire
Genealogical Research Reveals More Than Ancestry
Answers to long-buried family questions can provide new clues into inter-generational trauma
When Family Myths and Research Collide
Surprise! Not everything you think you know about your relatives is true
How My Chinese Uncle Became an All-American Hero
Fighting to be an American in World War II
Learning to Embrace the Stranger Within
When you belong to a different world than the one you’re supposed to call home
When Memoir is Bedeviled by the Begats
How do we honor our ancestors without boring our readers?
About Me — Aimee Liu
Author of East-West novels and all sorts of nonfiction, ghostwriter, MFA advisor, former painter… and current…
About relationships & love
Carolyn Hall Young’s Innovation Spanned Tech, Medicine, and Art, Around the Globe
She Inspired Thousands to Survive and Thrive Through the Power of Creative Generosity
About grief & loss
How Death Can Teach Us to Make Meaning From the Inexplicable
Learning to Embrace the Consoling Power of Coincidence
Nostalgia for the East Coast Bonded Us in a West Coast ER
Hometown memories become a source of cheer during medical emergencies
Aimee Liu is the author of four novels, six nonfiction titles, and too many ghostwritten bestsellers to reveal. Her latest novel is Glorious Boy.
Visit her website at aimeeliu.net. And if you’re interested in family history and memoir writing, check out her Substack newsletter, Legacy & Lore.