I Was Too Ugly to Teach English

The Business of Whiteness in Asian Education

When I first applied to be an English teacher abroad, I was naive, believing that the experiences I was seeing and reading on social media would be my own. Teach all week; play all weekend. I imagined myself trekking through China or South Korea. How could I not when these language schools fawned over my Curriculum Vitae: over ten…

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David Tran

David Tran

Writer. Teacher. MFA from University of Mississippi. Stories in PANK, Fiction Southeast, and bathroom stalls all across America. trandavidc@gmail.com