Paula Young Lee

Paula Young Lee is the author of "Deer Hunting in Paris," winner of the 2014 Lowell Thomas "Best Book" award of the Society of American Travel Writers. She is currently writing outdoor adventure books for middle grade and young adults. Follow her on Twitter @paulayounglee

Thomas the Tank Engine, neocolonial fantasy: What his new international pals, and the backlash against them, signal Paula Young Lee
Justin Lin: If we want more diversity in Hollywood, "the general public has to demand it" Paula Young Lee
Deeper than awful Asian jokes at the Oscars: Hollywood's vanilla reflex doesn't just hurt artists—it's bad business, too Paula Young Lee
The price of Hollywood whitewashing: How this complex drama about a Latina woman became just another Keanu Reeves cop movie Paula Young Lee
Leo owes his Oscar to the bear: "The Revenant" told an American story the Academy couldn't help but devour Paula Young Lee
#JusticeForFlint's radical love: While Oscar's glamour beckoned, the real artists helped Flint be seen and heard Paula Young Lee
Scalia's elite hunting pals: Meet St. Hubertus, patron saint of rich guys with guns Paula Young Lee
America has a white guy problem: From Donald Trump to #OscarsSoWhite, our "diversity problems" are all connected Paula Young Lee
A white buddy for Miles Davis: Don Cheadle's struggle to get "Miles Ahead" financed is absurd — and not surprising Paula Young Lee
"Your manuscript is not a good fit": How "we need diverse books" can move beyond wishful thinking Paula Young Lee
The science of swooning: We don't really know why some kisses lead to back kicks, toe curls and weak knees Paula Young Lee
"A little tipsy, dancing naked on her big bed, as adorable as she is sexy": These script introductions to female characters are terrible and hilarious Paula Young Lee
"Drown the bunnies": Mount St. Mary's president fires faculty for backlash against his "put a Glock to their heads" freshman retention plan Paula Young Lee
White woman walks ahead: Jessica Chastain starring in a film about Sitting Bull is everything that's wrong with prestige films Paula Young Lee
The three-letter word missing from the Zika virus warnings Paula Young Lee