Past Lives, Future Bodies

Past Lives, Future Bodies

In her debut short collection, poet Kristin Chang bursts onto the page and into our consciousness like a dazzling, dizzying uproar: "I suck / until my teeth riot / with rot & I have nothing / left in my mouth to keep / quiet." Quiet Chang's speakers are not. In these nineteen poems, the body is personal and communal, hunter and hunted: "My mother says / women who sleep In her debut short collection, poet Kristin Chang bursts onto the page and into our consciousness like a dazzling, dizzyi...

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Title:Past Lives, Future Bodies
Author:Kristin Ming Chang
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ISBN:Past Lives, Future Bodies
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  • Christina Cathcart
    Jun 12, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Betsy Housten
    Nov 15, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Crystal
    Aug 11, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Paige
    Apr 28, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

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  • Tameca
    Jul 03, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

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  • Emily Jane
    Jun 26, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Jennifer
    Nov 16, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Brittany
    Sep 11, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

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  • Sarah Cavar
    May 01, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

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  • Krispy
    May 11, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Alice
    Jul 03, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Lydia Havens
    Oct 12, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Anita
    Jul 04, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Shaelin Bishop
    Nov 11, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Megan
    Oct 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

  • Alexis
    Oct 12, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Karenza
    Dec 10, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • HerBrina Shepherd
    Aug 17, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

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  • Aldric
    Aug 20, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

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  • Kieran
    Feb 10, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Ellie Botoman
    May 09, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

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  • Chaneli
    Dec 03, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Samantha
    Dec 09, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

  • Despy
    Oct 14, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • A
    Oct 21, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Leona
    Oct 24, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Sarah Koppelkam
    Jul 17, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Lexi
    Oct 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

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    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Brett Dupré
    Jun 20, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

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  • Julie F
    Dec 01, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Kelley Cantrell
    May 21, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

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  • Stephanie Tom
    Jul 12, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Dana Sweeney
    Oct 14, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Angela
    Jul 12, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Catherine
    Nov 19, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

  • Leia Penina
    Nov 08, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Jes
    Jul 30, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Catherine  P
    Jul 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • hawa
    May 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Olivia Lambert
    Jul 18, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Elenka
    Jul 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Jessica
    May 27, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Suu-Mei
    May 08, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Allyson Ang
    Dec 05, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Breslin White
    Feb 27, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Carly Miller
    Nov 29, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Roseanne
    May 10, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Gal4foto
    Jul 03, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • el
    Oct 25, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

  • Lily
    Dec 06, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Adira Bennett
    Jul 05, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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  • Jaime
    Nov 08, 2018

    Kristin Chang connects language to the various themes/elements in this chapbook (race, the body, queerness, family) in a mesmerizing way....languid and dizzying and assertive all at once. I can't remember the last time I read an emerging poet with such a strong voice. Looking forward t...

    ?No smoke without a fire / to feed. No daughter / without a dad to knead, to beat / into batter & fry / gold with my touch.? ...

    holy shit, wow ...

    I've been waiting for this book since I first read one of her poems. It was completely worth the wait and my favorite poetry collection of the year. ...

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