Questions, challenges, and new developments in the field
Self Portrait in an Academic Poetry Industrial Complex Mirror (2019)
for the Poetry Foundation
A Poetics of Light for the Poetry Foundation (2017)
1: A Poetics of Light
2: Light is a Complex Medium discussing Michele Kishita’s paintings
3: Imaginations of Light discussing Gaston Bachelard
4: Absent Light, Resilience discussing Joshua Ware’s work
Shock and Blah: On Offensive Conceptual Poetry (2014)
for Evening Will Come, issue 41 May
I discuss Sianne Ngai’s stuplime and observe some problems related to offensive material and documentary writing tactics.
On Speculative Poetry: a future ((tense)) // yet // else (2013)
for at Evening Will Come, issue 27 March
Commentaries for Jacket 2 on the Poetic Production of Time (2014)
1: Time Text Body Noise discussing Truong Tran
2: Erasing the Third Dimension discussing Tan Lin
3: Into Motions and Relations discussing Myung Mi Kim
4: The Present is Fleet and We Never Have It Anyway discussing Lawrence Giffin
So Say It (2018)
for eohippus labs based in Los Angeles
Part of their Annex Series, collection 2 on Inherited Trauma. Edited by Janice Lee, with essays by Chiwan Choi, Saehee Cho, and Don Mee Choi. Out of print.
You can read my text here.
한 :: Concept : Spirit : Break (2016)
for Jacket2 hosted at the University of Pennsylvania for a special series, Conceptual writing (plural and global) and other cultural productions, edited by Divya Victor.
Scholarly Author Studies, Statements on Teaching
The Seamless World: On Mei Mei Berssenbrugge’s Poetry (2015)
for Nests and Strangers: On Asian American Women Poets, edited with an introduction by Timothy Yu, afterward by Mg Roberts (Kelsey Street Press, CA)
Teaching Asian American Women’s Poetry: Subjectivity and the Politics of Language (2010)
for Poets on Teaching: A Sourcebook, edited by Joshua Marie Wilkinson (University of Iowa Press, IA)
shaped like relation suggested like progress (2008)
for Building is a Process / Light is an Element: essays and excursions for Myung Mi Kim, edited by Michael Cross and Andrew Rippeon (SUNY Buffalo, NY)