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Katie Gee Salisbury

Tangled Thoughts on the Atlanta Shootings

black and white photo of the crowd at a rally to Stop Asian Hate in Columbus Park, Chinatown, NYC; Bowen Yang stands underneath a protest sign that reads “I’m not a model anything.”
black and white photo of the crowd at a rally to Stop Asian Hate in Columbus Park, Chinatown, NYC; Bowen Yang stands underneath a protest sign that reads “I’m not a model anything.”
Bowen Yang among the crowd at the Rally Against Hate on March 21, 2021, Columbus Park, Chinatown, NYC


How Anna May Wong’s Legacy is coming full circle a century later

poster for the Fu Manchu flick Daughter of the Dragon (1931)



a neon “hand laundry” sign glows in the window of a laundry above a rack of hanging shirts wrapped in plastic
a neon “hand laundry” sign glows in the window of a laundry above a rack of hanging shirts wrapped in plastic
a laundry on the Upper East Side, NYC, 2015 (taken by the author)


My favorite photo of Anna May Wong


“We dry and die in the sun / While the seascape arranges old fruit, / Coming in and the tide, glistening / At noon.” — Weldon Kees





Katie Gee Salisbury

My writing and photography has appeared in The Ringer, VICE, Roads & Kingdoms, The Margins, and elsewhere. I’m currently at work on a book about Anna May Wong.

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