more by Jeannette Chin
[LIT] “You are you even before you / grow into understanding you” Claudia Rankine writes in the second stanza of “Citizen,” a lucid, free-verse poem that spaciously weaves between modes of diaspora (“you are here, fighting off the weight of nonexistence”) and universal affinity (“The patience...
[PARTY] Q: Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew, cover it with chocolate and a miracle or two? A: The Candy Man, of course—and this
[METAL] To your grandmother, the sight of shirtless men sporting studded sombreros and skin tight leather pants might seem like a devilish omen from a nightmare, but when it comes to the world’s only heavy metal mariachi band, it’s only fitting. The five piece outfit of classically t