Poet Profile: Chen Chen

Chen Chen*

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Title of the last poem you wrote: “Be the ridiculous”

Title of the last poem you read: “Pastoral Power” by Jane Wong

Two poetry books everyone should buy:  House A by Jennifer S. Cheng and Houses Are Fields by Taije Silverman

A print poetry journal/mag you often read:  The Massachusetts Review 

An online poetry journal/mag you often read: The Adroit Journal 

A Denise Duhamel poem you enjoy: “Exquisite Candidate,” which was actually a collaboration with Maureen Seaton for their book Exquisite Politics, a play on/with/through the exquisite corpse poetry game.

 

*Chen Chen wants to spotlight Kundiman.  Kundiman is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to the creation, cultivation, and promotion of Asian American literature” and everyone should donate to this organization so that its amazing, important programs can continue.

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