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Antígona González on the long list for the Best Translated Book Awards

Congratulations to Sara Uribe and John Pluecker (Antígona González) for making it to the long list for the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards (BTBA) for Poetry....

Art in America reviews Costa’s Conceptualism

Costa and others turned their displacement into an advantage in the creation of new artistic forms...

Antígona González named on Best of 2016: Poetry

Entropy includes Les Figues titles on Best Poetry Books & Collections...

Hyphen Magazine reviews 100 Chinese Silences

Yu’s 100 Chinese Silences is a vital voice among this chorus that is growing louder by the minute speaking, singing and shouting the new sound of what it means to be Asian in America...

Boston Review reviews 100 Chinese Silences

At times, the irony can become difficult to decipher. Indeed, his poems hold multiple meanings, opening a much-needed conversation about how Asian American voices are simultaneously appropriated and silenced....

Cordite Poetry Review reviews 100 Chinese Silences

Yu’s 100 Chinese Silences is committed, thorough and relentless, and delivers a clear message...

Galatea Resurrects reviews 100 Chinese Silences

The intent here seems clear enough: Timothy Yu is sick of the orientalist uses made of Chinese culture and its poetry by ‘western’ poets and others that instrumentally enable their own poetries...

Les Figues books are bestsellers at SPD

100 Chinese Silences and Some Versions of the Ice are bestsellers at SPD...

Foreword Reviews reviews 100 Chinese Silences

Timothy Yu set off on a one-hundred poem crusade to heap ridicule and brilliant insight at Ezra Pound, Gary Snyder, Billy Collins, and other purveyors of Far East falsities...

The Volta reviews Leave Your Body Behind

Coming to the book with expectations of gendered writing will frustrate some readers, unless...

New Pages reviews Some Versions of the Ice

we can never be fully certain what exactly is true and what is false...

Redell Olsen’s Film Poems reviewed at Kvallsposten

Ett annat grepp är fragmentiseringen....