When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities


  • Author: Chen Chen
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 2041514 Bytes


LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRYWINNER OF THE A. POULIN, JR. POETRY PRIZEA LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2017 SELECTION: POETRY & LITERATUREON NPR BOOKS'S LIST OF "POETRY TO PAY ATTENTION TO: 2017'S BEST VERSE"A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 2017 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE SELECTIONIn 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....