Project Description

…splitting time between writing, editing, teaching, and all things poetic is something Chan sees as a dream life, a fantasy come true. This idea–the true life fantasy–is something that often surfaces in her poetry whether that is creating the perfect array of dishes for a meal or the fetishization of strangers and celebrities, whether it is Liberace wearing Victoria Secret or a grocery clerk clouded in Chanel. I was lucky enough to talk to Chan about her process, poetic form, and how love and immediacy are at the center of her poetry.