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Author of nonfiction book "Minor Feelings" (One World/Random House). For speaking inquiries, contact: hshear@penguinrandomhouse.com

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Joined Twitter 9/11/11


[AADS] Poets Cathy Park Hong and Caroline Randall Williams, RESIST COVID / TAKE 6! - https://t.co/UdyRvhK1hu https://t.co/GNwII1en1p
Retweeted by cph @saintsoftness I was looking at a digital piano that has a harpsichord setting @brendashaughnes I know! She needs to at least know the basics. I had 10 torturous years of piano but somehow, I th… https://t.co/hMx2VVcr1r @AimeeBender @Thisbhanu 8 years for me @AimeeBender @Thisbhanu I remember the magnets. It always smelled like coffee and marmalade in her house and she al… https://t.co/TmAUZHNeuC @AimeeBender @Thisbhanu Yes it was LA! You had Mrs. Batzdorf as your teacher? @jenszalai That’s encouraging to hear! @jntod 😂 @ALadett Think the neighbors might be less thrilled about a trumpet or sax @madelesque I mean that seems crazy to me but sure, it’s a possibility @stephycha That’s the question: maybe it’s an essential skill that she’ll feel robbed of when she’s an adult. It’s… https://t.co/Gva0fc2mkK @Thisbhanu That’s bad. My teacher was a British woman named Mrs. Batzdorf who often said I was the worst among her students @JesseLKercheval True @douglasfunniest But maybe she doesn’t know what’s good for her!Have traumatic memories of piano lessons as a child but now thinking of imposing piano lessons on the six year old… https://t.co/9Mt8Up8cSj“Metonyms of the body as waste pervade Choi Seungja’s poetry: the piss, shit, and vomit that the body rejects and t… https://t.co/xGDiVPjWNu
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10/21
2020
Please check out my preface to Choi Seungja's searing poetry in @ParisReview Daily. Published by @action, translate… https://t.co/xAaREvI6ArI miss spontaneity.I have just read Fanny Howe's intro to tomorrow's reading by Etel Adnan and Alice Notley, and I think I can safely… https://t.co/spzaCGJJdN
Retweeted by cphA Korean Meme, translated. "Elementary School Student's Poem." You can do it people told me Be brave people tol… https://t.co/GSJreDANyI
Retweeted by cph @therealmerlmaid thank you for reading!'As Dillon puts it, his chief criterion is a sense of “affinity.” What emerges is a record of appreciation, a rare… https://t.co/OAoWf4Egyd
Retweeted by cphAlthough it's good news, I find the SCOTUS tie terrifying. If Barrett is confirmed, she will be the tie-breaker, su… https://t.co/jdSf3vtaS8How would Barrett vote on the mail-in ballot decision? What Originalist argument would she make to justify blocking… https://t.co/7aLexf2r3XWhat is the Originalist logic behind NOT accepting mail-in ballots after November 3? It’s disturbing how partisan T… https://t.co/NQ5rixibkQ.@kaokaliayang's new book began when she collected her uncle’s story about fleeing Laos. Then she spoke to a Liberi… https://t.co/W9DdrflvXG
Retweeted by cphSad how Kanye then Cube then 50 cent are lining up behind Trump—when power corrupts, it corrupts absolutely
10/20
2020
@jeanho Yes I am dying to hide in the dusty archives!Calling all Korean speakers! @apipennsylvania is looking for volunteers for a Korean-language phonebanking session… https://t.co/HoUsAHFwv3
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10/19
2020
now reading @cathyparkhong’s incredible memoir, Minor Feelings and it has performed a mini-miracle— made this covi… https://t.co/U5NzC4xMD6
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10/18
2020
Hello! The University of Texas at Austin is hiring a poet, tenure track, at the Assistant Professor level. Please a… https://t.co/CsoRiTvKoD
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10/17
2020
Once it was 21% but gentrification drove Black people out of LA... https://t.co/RQ4AXWV9QLhow it started: how it’s going: https://t.co/CAJl4PmYUW
Retweeted by cphHow it started: How it’s going: I’m gonna write I have a novel during forgotten how… https://t.co/IJLUwyKFHS
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10/16
2020
The news is out!!! ⁦@hulu⁩ is adapting Charles Yu Novel #InteriorChinatown for TV ⁦@Variety⁩ 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 https://t.co/J4dYcTMOIm
Retweeted by cph @judofox well, clearly, the real looters are Jack Dorsey and the 1% but I'm talking about the Korean supply chain t… https://t.co/xzauy0wR8WSo many thoughts about this article: how to invest in Black-business, how to break up ethnic-based monopolies, how… https://t.co/0splIqjtJKThere was never any lockdown. There was just middle-class people hiding while working-class people brought them things.
Retweeted by cphFeeling really grateful to have witnessed this important conversation between Cathy Park Hong & Maggie Nelson this… https://t.co/0OLqji5VQx
Retweeted by cph @GraceLP thank you!It may not matter much because she lives in California but my 70 yr old mother, who has never voted in her 46 years… https://t.co/zZQEMmqc3F
10/15
2020
Dear New York, Please come back to our stores. Sales remain down over 50% and we need you to keep this bookselling… https://t.co/a2v3FR5vdx
Retweeted by cphLove this essay https://t.co/V92hggsD0gGeorgia Voters 👀 On Election Day, voters who are elderly or disabled have the right to go to the front of the line… https://t.co/HL3xSTm07Y
Retweeted by cphI got up at dawn to finish my intro to tonight's Conversation between these two inimitable authors: @cathyparkhonghttps://t.co/gMJxZhxhnS
Retweeted by cphWe interviewed Korean Americans about how the pandemic has affected them and why they’re voting for Biden. 한인들이 팬데믹… https://t.co/RHMReHsxD5
Retweeted by cphThe scariest thing about Bly manor is American actors trying to speak in British accentsSome hope in 2020. Believe in Black people, believe in Latinx and Asians, believe in the young. https://t.co/OAFle5JYeq
10/14
2020
Vote Early ✅🗳 https://t.co/GHMMefZHYC
Retweeted by cph @MariaNazos Of course! @cathyparkhong Diane di Prima’s Revolutionary Letter #3. Starts off w “Store water, make a point of filling your ba… https://t.co/0L3xBZQHg5
Retweeted by cphIs there any strategy for the Democratic senate regarding the SCOTUS hearing other than getting people to vote? @ZachLinge 😂Are there mutual aid networks in swing states too that can help ease long waits in polling places with lawn chairs… https://t.co/84kCijMmBmBarrett is going to be such a disaster on racism cases. And she'll have 4 or 5 other judges on her side on this stu… https://t.co/1oaHG3SCZ1
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Retweeted by cphLong lines are freaking me out. Are there volunteers who can bring out lawn chairs, refreshments, musicians who can buoy weary spirits? @brendashaughnes @rebeccamakkai I can't either! I can't bear to watch something that I can't stop. It's too triggering.All left hands on deck. Step 1: Defeat Trump. Step 2: Challenge Biden. https://t.co/tT1Eq6O8bl
Retweeted by cphplease read: https://t.co/WMqIbflRYithese poems are all fantastic examples. Thank you! 🥰 @AndrewEpstein3 that's a great one @jeremyallan I love that poem @IdraNovey I don't know these poems. Will look up! @jorie_graham an incredible examplewhat is your favorite poem that is formatted as a set of instructions?Anderson Cooper’s face when he hears they are playing “Macho Man” at @realDonaldTrump ‘s rally. 🤣🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/1SK23Z6yeR
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10/13
2020
Voting for a third party candidate is a vote for Trump, i.e. Jill f**king Stein.Yes to this and also Black people have been waiting all day to vote in Georgia today. Black voter suppression is on… https://t.co/bFlxaikRlFMaria has been in line since 8:45am at the Gwinnett County Elections office to early vote. It is almost 2pm and she… https://t.co/v9p46kCvFy
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Retweeted by cphLet’s be clear about this: if a Muslim woman was nominated to SCOTUS you would see Republicans lose their mind abou… https://t.co/GXC71WS7BT
Retweeted by cphA new report brags "billionaires are giving" more than ever. But these "donations" often end up sitting unused in… https://t.co/UpmjYybvWV
Retweeted by cphBREAKING: Supreme Court hearings begin today in the Judiciary Committee. Protesters are blocking the entrance. Her… https://t.co/WqANmes75Q
Retweeted by cph @JoyelleMcS Sending love to you, Johannes, and your kids.
10/12
2020
U.S. Intelligence Says Republicans Are Working With Russia to Reelect Trump https://t.co/Hg7cELSjPE
Retweeted by cphSOS: 20% of indie bookstores might not survive the year. October 13 and 14 we're hosting the Don't Box Out Bookstor… https://t.co/jnWWM2t1oP
Retweeted by cphOnly on Ep 3 of Bly House & think Dani is not appreciating enough how the cook, the housekeeper, and the gardener a… https://t.co/FF5IJK37aACovid is exposing the lie that most Asian Americans have white collar jobs. Many are in the service industry which… https://t.co/lK4c3Yby2RWhere is this happening? Is this weekly? Because I want to be there and listen and feel like I’m in a film celebrat… https://t.co/ZTDr5fg2NWMost of the players are Juilliard-trained musicians who haven’t been able to play together in months ... it’s subli… https://t.co/vvbE1OYZeM
Retweeted by cphSad! https://t.co/bIOniRLaAaRereading @cathyparkhong’s Minor Feelings was such a pleasure, the book bears up under re-readings. And I will be c… https://t.co/BTrvhDNRR4
Retweeted by cph @alexanderchee Thank you dear Alex for your support 🥰
10/11
2020
Based on these mentions, it’s clear Filipinos dominate the music scene among AsiansSo defunding the police was just too radical, but defunding education is no problem? https://t.co/0SQvguMdwy
Retweeted by cphHello just a quick reminder that Trump issued an executive order essentially banning programs that receive federal… https://t.co/rYMzqP2vzv
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10/10
2020

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