Articles and Media

Articles and Essays by Author

“The Eye of the Ode” in The New Quarterly, winter 2019, Issue #149

“Spectrum” in Full Grown People, Nov 16/17

“A Ritual of Remembrance” in The Globe & Mail, Jun/17

“Cover to Cover”  in The New Quarterly, summer 2017 Issue #143

“The Pool”  in The Summer Book anthology, Mother Tongue Press, Jun/2017

Articles and Commentary in The Tyee online news magazine 2004-present

“The Front of the Bus” in Telling Truths , Demeter Press, 2014

“Tiger in the Hornets’ Next: The Furor over Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” in Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices, Demeter Press, 2014

“Best Interests of the Child” in The M Word,  Kerry Clare ed. ,Goose Lane Editions, 2014

“Invisible Mending” in How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting: Essays on Parenthood and Loss Lisa Martin-DeMoor and Jessica Hiemstra eds. ,Touchwood Editions, 2013

Scaling the piano keys” in The Globe & Mail, Dec 13/13

“Play” in Other Voices (Summer/06, vol. 19, No. 1) reprinted in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian Nonfiction, Zoe Landale and Luanne Armstrong eds. ,Wolsak & Wynn, 2011

The Front of the Bus”   Sunday Edition, CBC Radio, Oct 26/08

“Elements: Giving Birth” in Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood , McGill-Queen’s University Press, May/08

Playing for Time” in The Globe & Mail, Aug 28/07,  L6

Adopting the dim-sum strategy” in The Globe & Mail,  Aug 11/06,  A18


BC Federation of Writers, Literary Writes Blog, Poetry & Process Jan7/19

Wax Poetic Interview with Love Me True editors Jane and Fiona on March 14/18

CKNW interview with Love Me True anthology editors Jane Silcott and Fiona on Sunday, Feb 11/18

Quill & Quire Interview with Love Me True anthology editors Jane Silcott and Fiona Tinwei Lam on Feb 11/18

CBC North by Northwest interview with Love Me True anthology contributor Mandy Len Catron and Fiona Tinwei Lam on Feb 11/18 (at 1:51:25 mark)

Odes to Ordinary Objects, an interview of Fiona Tinwei Lam with Kim Jernigan for The New Quarterly, September 2017

CBC Radio Interview about The Rainbow Rocket with Margaret Gallagher on North by Northwest,  June 23/13 (15:45 mark)

Vancouver Co-op Radio Interview about The Rainbow Rocket and Loretta Seto’s Mooncakes, June 11/13 at 9pm

CBC Radio Interview about The Rainbow Rocket with Michelle Eliot, On the Coast, May 14/13 4:50 pm

Vancouver Co-op Radio Interview about Han Shan Poets in support of McLellan Forest with Susan McCaslin on Wax Poetic, May 8/13

CBC Radio Interview about The Bright Well with FTL, Miranda Pearson, Elise Partridge and Betsy Warland on North by Northwest, Dec 4/11

Interview aboutThe Bright Well with Rob Taylor, Roll of Nickels blog, Oct 17/11

An Interview with Shannon Cowan, and Fiona Tinwei Lam and Cathy Stonehouse,  Susan Olding,  in Proved on the Pulses: The Essay and its Literary Cousins, April 30, 2010

The mystery of Mary: Three women reflect on childbirth,  Douglas Todd, The Vancouver Sun, December 24, 2009, A1

Writers-in-dialogue: Ray Hsu & Fiona Tinwei Lam, Ricepaper Magazine, Summer 2009, 6-10

Examining the writer mother load, Michael Kissinger, Vancouver Courier, June 11, 2008, W30

Other Media Coverage

Chinese Tiger mom rouses controversy  Pete McMartin, The Vancouver Sun, Jan 27/11 A1 and A8.

13th Anniversary Poetry in Transit Winner, Association of Book Publishers of BC, June 7, 2010 (SheLa Morrison’s Winning Short Essay about FTL’s poem, “Camouflage”)

Poetry: Can you give it away?  Derek Weiler, Quill & Quire, Nov. 22, 2004

Poetry in motion.  Pete McMartin, The Vancouver Sun, October 27,2004,  B1 and B7

(Photo from The Vancouver Sun, Dec. 24/09)doubleliveslaunch (Double Lives Launch, Vancouver, 2008)