Your emergency contact has experienced an emergency / Chen Chen.
"In his highly anticipated second collection, Chen Chen continues his investigation of family, both blood and chosen, examining what one inherits and what one invents, as a queer Asian American living through an era of Trump, mass shootings, and the COVID-19 pandemic"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781950774692
- ISBN: 1950774694
- Physical Description: 158 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2022.
- Copyright: ©2022
|Formatted Contents Note:||
I. Summer [have a...] -- Doctor's Note -- Higher Education -- Summer [You are the...] -- The School of Australia -- Items May Have Shifted -- The School of Morning & Letters -- The School of Fury -- Winter [The grackles flap...] -- The School of Your Book / Letter to Jennifer S. Cheng -- Study Abroad -- we'll be gone after these brief messages -- II. Winter [Big smelly bowel...] -- The School of Red -- A small book of questions: chapter i -- The School of More School -- Then a student stands up, says, Are you serious? -- A small book of questions: chapter ii -- Winter [You become increasingly...] -- Elegy While Listening to a Song I Can't Help But Start to Move to -- A small book of questions: chapter iii -- A small book of questions: chapter iv -- A small book of questions: chapter v -- One Year Later: A Letter -- Summer [Your emergency contact...] -- A small book of questions: chapter vi -- A small book of questions: chapter vii -- The School of Logic -- The School of a Few or a Lot of My Favorite Things -- A small book of questions: chapter viii -- III. Origin Story -- Winter [It's April. But...] -- In the World's Italianest Restaurant -- Summer [The sunflowers fall...] -- Things the Grackles Bring -- After My White Friend Says So Cool Upon Hearing Me Speak Chinese -- Every Poem Is My Most Asian Poem -- I am reminded via email to resubmit my preferences for the schedule -- Four short essays personifying a future in which white supremacy has ended -- Chen No Middle Name Chen -- The School of Song, Uno, & Dinnertime -- One Year Later: Her Answer -- The School of Keyboards & Our Whole Entire History Up to the Present * -- Autumn -- IV. I Invite My Parents to a Dinner Party -- Ode to my beloveds & brevities -- The School of Night & Hyphens -- Ode to Rereading Rimbaud in Lubbock, Texas -- The School of You -- Zombie Kindnesses -- Lunar New Year -- Spring -- The School of Eternities -- Spring Summer Autumn Winter -- The School of the Unschoolable -- The School of Joy / Letter to Michelle Lin.
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