Go East, Young Man
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Published in: November-December 2022 issue.


A Modern Day Coming-of-Age Story
by Marpheen Chann
Islandport Press. 256 pages, $18.95



MARPHEEN CHANN’S name may not be well-known outside of Maine, where Chann is a community organizer, a public speaker, and recently became Portland’s first Cambodian American elected official, as a member of that city’s charter commission. In his new memoir Moon in Full, he comes across as a tremendously likable, openly gay man who overcame all the odds.

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Martha E. Stone is the literary editor of this magazine.