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When I grow up I want to be a list of further possibilities

Author: Chen Chen; Jericho Brown
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2017. ©2017
Series: A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series, v. 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In this ferocious and tender debut, Chen Chen investigates inherited forms of love and family -- the strained relationship between a mother and son, the cost of necessary goodbyes -- all from Asian American, immigrant, and queer perspectives. Holding all accountable, this collection fully embraces the loss, grief, and abundant joy that come with charting one's own path in identity, life, and love. When I Grow Up I  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chen Chen; Jericho Brown
ISBN: 9781942683339 1942683332
OCLC Number: 959039171
Awards: A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, 2016.
Description: 96 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: A. Poulin, Jr. new poets of America series, v. 39.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Chen Chen ; foreword by Jericho Brown ; selected by Jericho Brown.

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This award-winning debut interrogates the fragile, inherited ways of approaching love and family from Asian American, immigrant, and queer perspectives.  Read more...

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WINNER OF THE A. POULIN, JR. POETRY PRIZEON NPR BOOKS'S LIST OF 'POERTY TO PAY ATTENTION TO: 2017'S BEST VERSE'ON TRACK FOUR JOURNAL'S LIST OF 'TEN OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED POETRY COLLECTIONS BY Read more...

 
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