The poet’s new collection of essays, Minor Feelings, threads intense friendships, “bad” English, and standup comedy into a meditation on the Asian-American experience.
With contributions from Okkyung Lee, Alan Licht, Aakash Mittal, and more.
The poet on the myth of total knowledge, resisting answers, and the anxiety of completion.
The poet on her new collection and how a person lost to history can survive in the imaginary possibilities of art.
The writer on working across genres, exploring the nuances of transnational identities, and resisting the expectations of a single, Chinese American narrative.