The Sociology of the Avant-Garde: Politics and Form in Language Poetry and Asian American Poetry. [abstract]

Essays & Reviews

Review of Asian American Literature: The Next Generation, ed. Victoria Chang. Chicago Review 51.4-52.1 (Spring 2006): 222-230. Online in Galatea Resurrects 2.

Review of Ray Hsu, Anthropy. idea&s: the arts & science review 2.2 (Autumn 2005): 63. Online in Galatea Resurrects 3.

"How to Write a Chinese Poem." Meanjin 63.2 (2004): 73-9.

"Asian/American Modernisms: Jose Garcia Villa's Transnational Poetics." Pinoy Poetics: A Collection of Autobiographical and Critical Essays on Filipino and Filipino-American Poetics, ed. Nick Carbo. San Francisco: Meritage Press, 2004. 343-67.

"'The Hand of a Chinese Master': Jose Garcia Villa and Modernist Orientalism." MELUS 29.1 (Spring 2004): 41-59.

"Invite the Polis: Alli Warren's SCHEMA." ChicagoPostmodernPoetry.com, April 2004.

"Familiar Flowers: Robert Creeley at the University of Chicago." ChicagoPostmodernPoetry.com, April 2004.

"Poet in the House of Frankenstein." Review of John Yau, Borrowed Love Poems. Free Verse 3 (Winter 2003).

"Inside Out." Cordite 11 (September 2002).

"Form and Identity in Language Poetry and Asian American Poetry."   Contemporary Literature 41.3 (Fall 2000): 422-61.


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"The Badger." In SHAMPOO 27.

"Lure," "Thick as Nickel," and "Waitress, Bookclerk, Bagger." Wherever We Put Our Hats 1.

"Duino Elegies: The First Elegy." In SHAMPOO 24.

"Duino Elegies: The Second Elegy." In SHAMPOO 23.

"Poem: To Americans Abroad." The Aubergine Anthology. Ed. Joshua Corey. Ithaca: 2004. 32.

"Miss Teen Your Name Here," "Stanzas Beginning with Some Lines of Rumsfeld," and "Elephant & Castle [2]." In foam:e 1.

"Elephant & Castle [13]" and "Elephant & Castle [14]." In SHAMPOO 20.

Long Nose Pinnochio Bitch. With Jonathan Mayhew, K. Silem Mohammad, and Stephanie Young. Oakland: Inappropriate Press, 2003.

"Journal of Capt. S.," "Aphorisms," "Risk Theory," "PR3562.L34 1973," "TD763.N37 1976," "If Kite, Flame." In Interlope 9 (August 2003), 3-12.

Postcard Poems: Tim Yu and Cassie Lewis. Poetry Espresso, 2003.

Selection from tympan [April 19, 2003 entry, on Lorine Niedecker]. In The Poetry Project Newsletter 195 (June-Sept. 2003), 10-11.

"Whatever You Want Is What You Want: 21 Responses for Jim Behrle." In Popular Mechanics, ed. Jim Behrle.

"Astronauts Drinking Tequila on the Moon" and "Women Who Dared: Day 17." In SHAMPOO 17.

"Campaign of Half-Measures." In VeRT 8.

"PR3562.K445." In can we have our ball back? 15.

"Pembrokeshire." In Postcard Poems, ed. Angela Gardner. Poetry Espresso, May 2002.

Featured Poet, Poetry Espresso discussion group, April 2002.

"AC899.A52 P c.1," "Conversation Poem (unauthorized)," and "AC899 A52P."  In Mirage #4/Period(ical) #99, March 2002.

"Flight Risk."  In SHAMPOO 10.

"Eden."   In SHAMPOO 8.

"Kerouac in Chinatown." In Asian Pacific American Journal 8.1 (Summer 1999).

"Asian American Poem #3 (Egg)." In Asian Pacific American Journal 7.1 (Spring/Summer 1998).

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