Writing

Books

My fifth collection, Aerial Concave Without Cloud, is forthcoming in 2021 with Nightboat Books.

No Comet, That Serpent in the Sky Means Noise (Kore Press, 2017)

Solar Maximum (Futurepoem Books, 2015)

Underground National (Factory School, 2011)

That Gorgeous Feeling (Coconut Books, 2008)

Chapbooks

From Aerial Concave Without Cloud (2015)

Juliette and the Boys (Belladonna, 2014)

No Comet, That Serpent in the Sky Means Noise (Black Warrior Review, 2013)

A Primary Mother (Least Weasel, 2012)

Mental Commitment Robots (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, 2007)

Perfect Villagers (Octopus Books, 2006)

Poetry Anthologies

BAX 2015: Best American Experimental Poetry
guest edited by Douglas Kearney (Wesleyan University Press)

Poets on Painters (2007)
anthology and exhibition catalog from the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University in Kansas

Contemporary Poetics

Self Portrait in an Academic Poetry Industrial Complex Mirror (2019)
for the Poetry Foundation

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.

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

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. 

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.

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 Giffi
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On Speculative Poetry: a future ((tense)) // yet // else (2013)
for at Evening Will Come, issue 27 March

Scholarly Author Studies, Statements on Teaching

Trauma and the Avant-Garde (2021)
The Cambridge Companion to Twenty-First Century American Poetry edited by Timothy Yu

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)

Reviews

On Unsun by Andrew Zawacki (Georgia Review)

I  wrote poetry reviews for The Constant Critic, a project of Fence Books, from 2014-2016. During my time there, I reviewed work by

Tanya Foster
Bhanu Kapil
Divya Victor
Dawn Lundy Martin
Rachel Levitsky
Janice Lee
Danielle Pafunda
Chris Vitiello
Cara Benson
Kim Hyesoon, translated by Don Mee Choi
Duriel E. Harris
Pamela Lu
Tan Lin
Brandon Shimoda
Urayoan Noel

I interviewed Ed Bok Lee for the Asian American Writers’ Workshop

My review of Hoa Nguyen’s Red Juice for Galatea Resurrects