Congratulations to Pushcart Winner Chen Chen!

by May 7, 2019News

Chen Chen is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, which was longlisted for the National Book Award and won the Thom Gunn Award, among other honors. His work has appeared in many publications, including Poetry and The Best American Poetry. He has received fellowships from Kundiman, the Saltonstall Foundation, Lambda Literary, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches at Brandeis University as the Jacob Ziskind Poet-in-Residence.

And, recently, his chapbook You MUST Use the Word Smoothie: A Craft Essay in 50 Writing Prompts was part of the inaugural series of craft chapbook from Sundress Publications. You can download it for free here.

Chen Chen has now won a Pushcart for his poem “four short essays personifying a future in which white supremacy has ended” in Foglifter volume 3 issue 2! You can purchase the issue for the discounted price of $10 here!

 

A million congratulations, Chen!

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WHAT. This essay knocked my socks off when I first read it—it’s tender and hilarious and unlike anything I’ve read. Congratulations, Greg and “Secksi”, for this well-deserved honor. https://t.co/34MKoPHCsk