Jai Arun Ravine is an artist who lives in Philadelphia. They are the author of The Romance of Siam: A Pocket Guide (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2016), a 2017 Lambda Literary Award Finalist. "Ambient Asian Space: Season 3 Episode 5: The Emperor’s Karaoke Lounge" is an excerpt from Ambient Asian Space, an experimental drama of text, comics, stickers, and .gifs co-created with Coda Wei. Using Oulipian writing techniques and internet fandom, this imaginary play-world features nonbinary protagonists in search of noodles, wormholes, bubble tea, styrofoam, and queer CyberAsian spaceships. Please log on to noodlecroons.tumblr.com to experience episodes from the archives.
Coda Wei lives in Philadelphia. They are interested in having new encounters. Their piece, co-submitted with Jai Arun Ravine, is one half of an intersecting noodle of a recurring episodic encounter in an undisclosed location outside Philly. Read more on http://noodlecroons.tumblr.com.