Chen Chen

Chen Chen
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1 Elegy for My Sadness 2:25

Chen Chen is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions, 2017), selected by Jericho Brown for the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize and longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry. His work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Poetry, The New York Times Magazine, and The Best American Poetry. He has received fellowships from Kundiman, Lambda Literary, and the Saltonstall Foundation. He holds an MFA from Syracuse University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English and creative writing at Texas Tech University.

First posted: October 17, 2017

Last modified: October 27, 2017