Videos and discussion on books, adoption, community, and related events.
Born as a sin, say the Christians—to the children With round, open eyes, eager to know more— I was one of them, but only my eyes were sharper, Cutting straight through their words, Looking for something harder– Something solid, perhaps, Something not so disheartening, Something round to map all of my questions onto And roll […]
Reading chapter “One of Us” and discussion around biological children not understanding the perspectives of their adoptive siblings raised in the same family.
by JS LEE Like every story about a woman who tries to have children and can’t, mine is deeply personal. It begins with my own adoption. I arrived from Korea at six months old, expected to be one of those clean slate babies with no memories or trauma. The family I was adopted to had […]
In this video, I read from “Good Fortune” and discuss the role community plays in our healing process.
In this video, I read from the first chapter/vignette of “Keurium” and explain the dual meaning behind it.
As I introduce “Keurium” and my reasons for writing it, I also dive into the problems surrounding societal views of adoption.