For our Summer Reads series, we’ve asked contributors from Issue 1 to share what they’ve been reading or plan to read this summer. This installment features a list of titles that were recommended to us by Eileen Tabios.
“For another venue, I came up with a Summer reading list in poetry here . . .From above list and for LR — I can recommend the following Asian American titles:Juvenilia by Ken Chen (Yale University Press)
Far far above the typical poet’s first book. Admirably — and effectively — ambitious. Sophisticated. Will make you fall in loveBending The Mind Around The Dream’s Blown Fuse by Timothy Liu (Talisman House)
Simply: Magnificent!Texture Notes by Sawako Nakayasu (Letter Machine Editions)