Grace H. Zhou is a writer and anthropologist with a PhD from Stanford University. Her research and writing explore transnational intimacies, care and precarity in late capitalist and postsocialist contexts, and the mobility of settler colonial formations. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Ninth Letter, Narrative Magazine, Beloit Poetry Journal, Frontier Poetry, Longleaf Review, The Margins, and elsewhere. Her poetry chapbook, Soil Called a Country is forthcoming in the autumn (Newfound 2023). Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, Irish Research Council, Kearny Street Workshop, Tin House Workshops, and other organizations. She currently holds a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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Un/tracing Empire: Pollinations between the Poetic and Ethnographic
“Un/tracing Empire: Pollinations between the Poetic and Ethnographic” was convened as a reading and workshop group of anthropologists with a commitment to poeti... More
Erasure as Repair: A Speculative Poetics of the Archive
Commentary “How Our Chinamen Are Employed” and “The Chinese in California” are erasure poems of nineteenth century magazine articles from the archives of the Ch... More
Epistemology as Ethics: Notes from the Asian Borderlands
“Do you like spicy food? How about Chinese?” Gulyar was inviting me out to lunch. It was 2014 in Osh, Kyrgyzstan’s second largest city. We decided to take a tax... More