Editor in Chief: Aimee Sher (she/her/they/them) is a writer and piano instructor based in Los Angeles. She has previously served as a moderator at Progressive Asian American Christians and as the ‘On Gender’ section editor at Inheritance Magazine. She is a queer Taiwanese American Christian and has a husband and a toddler. Aimee spends her spare time ‘Netflix and knitting’ and reading trashy YA novels. She is interested in the practice of making things with hands to further goals of a sustainable life and planet-care (baking, cooking, sewing, knitting) and you can see her slow fashion adventures on Instagram @aimeeshermakes.
As I Am Editor: Christopher Paek (he/him) is a social science researcher based in Washington, D.C. working on international development projects. On the side, he’s an aspiring writer interested in exploring Asian American themes related to race/ethnicity, identity, migration, and the politics of belonging.
As I Am Editor: Katherine Kwong (she/her) is a curious creator based in Brooklyn. When she isn’t helping customers at Warby Parker, she’s interviewing people about their favorite children’s books for her in-process podcast. She appreciates a beautiful bookstore, the Diverging Editorial Staff, and well-sharpened pencils
Podcast Producer: David Chang (he/him) has been producing the PAAC podcast since 2017. He lives with his family in Southern California. His other podcast is called What Just Happened?
Podcast Producer and PAAC Representative: Liz Lin (she/her) is a writer, a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies, and the co-founder of Progressive Asian American Christians. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI. You can find more of her work at mynameiselizabeth.com.
Living Justice Editor: Stella Won Phelps (she/her) is a writer, editor, and also serves as a moderator in PAAC. She’s second-gen, queerean, an old millennial and a homeschool mom in sunny SoCal. She loves books, co-op board games, making art, and connecting with the PAAC community whom she credits for teaching her to be salt and light. Her hair is rarely the same color.
Living Justice Editor: Virginia Duan (she/her) is a writer incapable of writing in brief. She swears. A lot. She loves the injudicious use of ALLCAPS, is #teamoxfordcomma, and always stans BTS. You can find her work on various sites like Romper and Mom.com. She’s the Entertainment Section Editor and a Staff Writer at Mochi magazine and chronicles her mishaps at Mandarin Mama.
Liturgy Editor: Symphony Chau (she/her) manages communications and PR for a nonprofit at building healthy communities through the lens of public health, urban planning, real estate, & the built environment. She lives in Brooklyn, NY but her heart is really for Manhattan’s Chinatown. She writes poetry + life musings at cheers to the mess. She is a plant mom and has recently picked up Chinese calligraphy.
Seasonal Editor: Sushi Au (she/her/they/them) is in constant search of adventure and growth, finding home wherever she goes. Sushi loves experiencing new cultures and connecting with people, which means leaving pieces of their heart around the world. When not moving around or out in the wild, Sushi contemplates intersectionalities of identities; social justice and love; ways to leave the world a better place; home and belonging; how vests function; and what peak to climb/hike/backpack next.