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Judith Henchy’s Reading Recommendations for New Southeast Asian Literary Magazine Featured in the New York Times

Minh Bui Jones looking at a previous issue of his magazine on the terrace of his house in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. Photo by: Omar Havana for The New York Times

December 22, 2017

The Mekong Review is a quarterly literary magazine that began publishing in the fall of 2015 and aims to provide a sense of community across borders.  UW’s Southeast Asia Section Librarian, Judith Henchy describes its appeal in the region and its unique contribution to the literary scene.

Dr. Henchy acquired the magazine for the UW libraries; you can find it at Suzzallo Library in the First Floor Folios, and read the full New York Times review here.