Jessica Hagedorn

Jessica Hagedorn (1949) is one of 52 authors who appear on our "Notable Writers of Color" poster, on display in the English Department Advising Office.

Selected Works:

Burning Heart: A Portrait of the Philippines

Charlie Chan is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction

Chiquita Banana

Danger and Beauty

Dangerous Music


The Gangster of Love

Mango Tango

Music for Gangsters and (Other) Chameleons

The Open Boat: Poems From Asian America

Pet Food and Tropical Apparitions

Stars Don’t Stand Still in the Sky: Music and Myth

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