Asian American Writers Are Finally Breaking Out on Their Own Terms

These writers have always been doing the work. It’s the publishing industry that’s finally caught up with them.

Alexander Chee during an interview on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers.’ Photo: NBCUniversal via Getty Images

InIn the summer of 2000, Alexander Chee, then a burgeoning writer struggling to get his first book published, boarded a train to the Upper West Side of Manhattan. On the…