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Why A White Poet Posed As Asian To Get Published, And What's Wrong With That

September 10th, 2015

Episode 244 of 550 episodes

A white man called Michael Derrick Hudson used the name Yi-Fen Chou as a strategy to get published. Ken Chen of the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York says the writer wanted to be "special."

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