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White Poet Uses Pen Name to Get Published in Best American Poetry Anthology

Jenny Zhang BuzzFeed
In the just-published issue of The Best American Poetry, 2015, Michael Derrick Hudson, a white poet, published under the name "Yi-Fen Chou," a pseudonym. The publication has caused an uproar in poetry circles. Here, poet Jenny Zhang discusses what's at stake for today's literary politics.
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