Chi Tran

Chi Tran is a writer living in Narrm Melbourne. They are interested in thinking about empathy and shame through both text and body. In 2017, they published their first chapbook I occupy space, which is to say, i am always grieving, with Incendium Radical Library & Press.

‘I have never understood a single poem’: Chi Tran Interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

What has come to light from my exchanges with Berssenbrugge is that there is no singular way to understand her work. Perhaps drawing lines around and across differences in understandings poses a bit of a problem (not necessarily one to be solved as such, but to be thought and written through) and only directs us back into a canonical way of thinking, instead of propelling us forward and out.

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