The year of blue water

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Phillips, Carl, 1959- writer of foreword.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2019].
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xvi, 78 pages ; 22 cm.
9780300242652, 0300242654, 9780300242645, 0300242646


How can a search for self‑knowledge reveal art as a site of community? Yanyi's arresting and straightforward poems weave experiences of immigration as a Chinese American, of racism, of mental wellness, and of gender from a queer and trans perspective. Between the contrast of high lyric and direct prose poems, Yanyi invites the reader to consider how to speak with multiple identities through trauma, transition, and ordinary life. These poems constitute an artifact of a groundbreaking and original author whose work reflects a long journey self‑guided through tarot, therapy, and the arts. Foregrounding the power of friendship, Yanyi's poems converse with friends as much as with artists both living and dead, from Agnes Martin to Maggie Nelson to Robin Coste Lewis. This instructive collection gives voice to the multifaceted humanity within all of us and inspires attention, clarity, and hope through art-making and community. --from Amazon.
Yale Younger Poets Prize, 2018

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APA Citation (style guide)

Yanyi., & Phillips, C. (2019). The year of blue water . Yale University Press.

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Yanyi and Carl Phillips. 2019. The Year of Blue Water. New Haven: Yale University Press.

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Yanyi and Carl Phillips. The Year of Blue Water New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.

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Yanyi, and Carl Phillips. The Year of Blue Water Yale University Press, 2019.

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