Present: Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art, a polyphonic literary journal of new poems, translations, and images. The newest issue of Tongue, Issue Two - Winter 2013, is available now.
+ Telemachy, a confluence of found texts
+ "Ditching" and "Muse," two new poems at The Margins
+ New photosets from the 2013 PageTurner Festival
+ "Between Worth & the Church of the Transfiguration" discussed in Kill Screen #6, in "Versus Mode"
+ Digital broadside of "Vanitas," designed by Debbie Yee
+ A New Pages review of Gulf Coast 23.2 and "Antipodal"
+ "Bones," performed live at Sunday Salon NYC, 6/2011
+ Must talk with broken things, an evolving collection of songs layered atop archival films
Past: Hosting Natalie Diaz, April Naoko Heck, and Ocean Vuong at The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 11/21; KAYA NATIN! (WE CAN DO THIS!): Benefit for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors with Gina Apostol, Jessica Hagedorn, Ninotchka Rosca, and more, 11/23; The Signet Society at Harvard University, 11/18; Asian American Poetics at Hunter College class visit, 10/23; Gramsci Monument for Dia Art Foundation, 7/17; Writing On It All, 6/15 on Gov. Island; Reading with Yusef Komunyakaa, Suji Kim, Dante Micheaux at Poets House; Together We Are New York/A Kavad for Remembering 9/11, presented by LMCC
A semi-finalist for the 2013 "Discovery"/Boston Review Prize and a finalist for the 2011 Beatrice Hawley and Kinereth Gensler Awards, additional honors include fellowships from Kundiman and The Asian American Literary Review, and scholarships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Recent poems have been nominated for The Pushchart Prize and anthologized in A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. He holds graduate degrees from Rutgers University and New York University.
His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Common, AGNI, Gulf Coast, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, DIAGRAM, Bellevue Literary Review, Smartish Pace, Painted Bride Quarterly, Indiana Review, The Collagist, The Literary Review, Paperbag, Crab Orchard Review, RATTLE, Lantern> Review, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010, This Recording, Letters: A Journal of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Kartika Review, and La Fovea. He formerly served as the Poetry Editor of Washington Square and co-curator of Experiments & Disorders, a performance series at Dixon Place devoted to new poetic forms.