Lilian Min
Lilian Min


Lilian Min


freelance writer + reporter in the bay area / i go by “lio”




The FADER: Cover Story: Japanese Breakfast

THE RADICAL: Issue 9 ft. Donna Missal, Overcoats, Habibi | Issue 7 ft. YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN, Kate Nash, Speedy Ortiz, Soccer Mommy

LA Weekly: What Today’s Protesters Can Learn From the History of L.A.’s Asian-American Movement

Bitch Magazine: Steven Universe’s Quiet Gender Revolutions

Broccoli Magazine: Issue 05 (Weed Words) | Issue 06 (Film Club)

The Outline: Who the drugs kill | What we yee about when we yeehaw

The FADER: How The O.C. changed TV show soundtracks forever

Racked: The Complicated World of Niche Cosplay

Splinter: The strange story of how internet superfans reclaimed the insult 'trash'

The Atlantic: Always the Sidekick | A Story That Could Only Be Told Online

VICE: The Complex Femininity of Japanese Lolita Fashion

THE RADICAL: Inside Hatsune Miku's Hologram World

Garage Magazine: Rihanna Is the Ultimate Anime Style Icon—Or Is She?

Cosmopolitan: Getting to the Root of the Millennial Plant Obsession

Hyphen Magazine: The Sound and Fury of Mitski

witchsong: Bad Witch Aesthetics and Modern Music, or Ugliness as Power



Eater: The Internet’s Secret Tropical Fruit Stand

TASTE MagazineUbe, Taro, Beni-Imo

GOOD Magazine: From Butterbeer To Turkish Delight, Fans Bring Fantasy Food To Life

The Toast: Women Who Cook: Dismantling the Myth of the Bitch in the Kitchen | The Politics of Ugly Food

Extra Crispy: At East Asian Bakeries, You’ll Find Home in the Pastry Case



Racked: Immigrant Women on Navigating American Beauty Standards

Broadly: Lip-Smackeringly Good: Why Women Crave Junk Food Beauty Products


sinθ Magazine: if: you can’t sleep

Terraform: I Like Your Bangs

The New InquiryDream Political Party


Zodiac Cafe: a collaborative multimedia project exploring Asian-American identity through the lens of the Eastern Zodiac

Comic Practice: a writing and art prompt exchange with artist Diane Zhou

Long live Formative Jukebox.


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