jodyr.chan@gmail.com

Writing

Books

sick love, Black Lawrence Press (forthcoming 2020)

haunt (chapbook), Damaged Goods Press (2018)

Essays & Interviews

Poems

“Safe Enough: On Love, Fear & Queer Dance Parties”, GUTS Magazine (December 2018)

Lit Dish: Jody Chan, Poet on Lunch Ticket (December 2018)

“My Gender is a Pair of Safety Scissors”, VIDA Body of a Poem series (September 2018)

instructions for removing an IUD, Glass (forthcoming)

self-portrait from cottage country, Teresa Teng sends fan mail to Anna May Wong Foglifter (forthcoming)

syntax lessons, Hayden’s Ferry Review (forthcoming)

ode to eczema, Cosmonauts Avenue (August 2019)

sick day, Mommy, So To Speak (July 2019)

care work: the new economy, second date, after waking up in a new bed, for Mid-Autumn Festival, we gather, fourth date, the panel moderator asks about queer love, TAYO: SOFT (June 2019)

self-portrait after panic attack, The Boiler (June 2019)

migratory patterns, not heaven, not ordinary, how to survive in a time of great urgency, NightBlock “Queer Climates” (June 2019)

the podcast defines nostalgia, supporting evidence, seventeenth floor, Homology Lit (April 2019)

Saturday Morning Cartoons, Baopu #15, The Margins (April 2019)

The first spring we planted perennials, Third Coast (February 2019)

on the day of Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing I pass a man on Nassau, The Rumpus - ENOUGH (February 2019)

a white man yells at me at the traffic light because, 餓鬼 // hungry ghost, Superstition Review (December 2018)

beauty secrets, Borderlands (print, 2018)

letter for my future daughters, frequently asked questions, not a woman, not not a woman, showing up to Sunday dim sum with a fresh shave, Yes Poetry (November 2018)

favourite person, Occulum (October 2018)

dearVagabond City (September 2018)

superstitionsHobart (August 2018)

erasure, ghost, Looseleaf Magazine (print, May 2018)

unpacking, BOAAT (May 2018)

elegy for the pre-packaged pie I ate on March 14, 2018Hot Metal Bridge (May 2018)

telling my mother i miss herThe Shade Journal (May 2018)

Telling my mother I'm not her daughter, Borderline personality disorder: an episode in parts, Nat. Brut Invisible Weight Folio (May 2018)

letter from the city to the firefly, Animal Magazine (March 2018)

flying lessons, Crab Fat Magazine (March 2018)

this is an offering, Lunch Ticket (December 2017)

the things we both knew, Minola Review (August 2017)

cremation, morning view of the city, Ricepaper Magazine (July 2017)

Awards & Fellowships

Feminist Art Collective Residency, May 2019

Ontario Arts Council, 2018-2019 Literary Creation Projects: Works for Publication Grant

2019 Witness Literary Awards finalist. “last summer”.

Tin House Winter Poetry Workshop, January 2019

Yes Poetry 2018 Best-of Roundup

Black Lawrence Press 2018 St. Lawrence Book Award Winner.

Room Poetry & Fiction Contest 2018, Poetry Long List. “flight risk”.

Toronto Arts Council, 2018 Individual - Writers Grant

The Home School, Poetry Workshop, July 2018

2018 Third Coast Poetry Contest, judged by Sarah Kay. "The first spring we planted perennials".

L'Éphémère Review Inaugural Writing Awards, Poetry Longlist, 2018. "The first spring we planted perennials".

Briarpatch Writing in the Margins Contest, Poetry Shortlist, 2018. "Vancouver Seawall, third bench from the dock".

Voices of Our Nation (VONA), Poetry Workshop, June 2017