Writer as Critic
Slanting “I”, Imagining “We”: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the 1980s and 1990s. Ed. Smaro Kamboureli. Waterloo: TransCanada Series, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014.
Tracing the Lines: Reflections on Contemporary Poetics and Cultural Politics in Honour of Roy Miki . With Maia Joseph, Christine Kim and Christopher Lee. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2013. 247 pp.
"Insurgent Utopias: How to Recognize the Knock at the Door." Exploring the Fantastic: Genre, Ideology and Popular Culture. Eds, Ina Batzke, Eric C. Erdbacher, Linda M. Hess, and Corinna Lenhardt. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2018. 91-116.
"Saturate, Dissolve: Water for Itself, Unsettler Responsibilities, and Radical Humility." Downstream: Reimagining Water. Waterloo: WLUP, 2017. 259-270.
"Ghost Biologies: Sovereignty, Diaspora and the Geopolitics of Exception." Lire le corps biomédical. Regard sur la littérature canadienne/ Reading the Biomedical Body. From the Perspective of Canadian Literature. PULIM: Limoges. "Espaces Humains". 2016.
“Epistemologies of Respect, or A Politics and Poetics of Asian/Indigenous Relation.” TransCanada 3. Ed. Smaro Kamboureli. Waterloo: WLUP, May 2014. 99-126.
“The Time Has Come: Self and Community Articulations in Colour. An Issue and Awakening Thunder.” Shifting the Ground of Canadian Literary Studies. Ed. Smaro Kamboureli. Waterloo: WLUP, 2012. 151-172.
Strategizing the Body of History: Anxious Writing, Absent Subjects, and Marketing the Nation.” Asian Canadian Writing Beyond Autoethnography. Eds. Eleanor Ty and Chrystl Verdun. Waterloo: WLUP, 2008. 87-114.
“Butterfly Prostheses and the Reproductive Mouth: Chains of Association and the Problem of Asian Masculinity in David Khang’s Mediamorphosis.” How to Feed A Piano: David Khang, Exhibition Catalogue. Vancouver, Centre A, 2008.
Foreword. Accidental Occidental. By David McKirdy. Hong Kong: Chameleon Press, 2005.
“Political Animals and the Body of History.” The Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose. Eds. Tammy Roberts et al. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2002. 587-596.
Foreword. Other Conundrums. By Monika Kin Gagnon. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2000. 15-20.
“The Sixth Sensory Organ.” Bringing It Home: Women Talk About Feminism in Their Lives. Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press, 1996. 199-218.
“The Site of Memory.” Video re/View: The (best) Source Book on Canadian Artists’ Video. Eds. Peggy Gale and Lisa Steele. Toronto: Vtape, 1996. 344-350.
“Chinese Boxes.” [interruption]. Vancouver: Or Gallery, 1992. 16-34.
"Life/Fiction: Speculative Fiction and Environmental Emergence." ("Reflections on the Arts, Environment and Culture After Ten Years of The Goose"). The Goose. 14.2 (2015), Art. 41: 30-33.
"Asian Exceptions, Racial Illegibility, Relational Spaces: A Dialogue on Asian Canadian, Asian American, and US Southern Studies." The Global South 9.1 (2015-2016): 9-38. (co-authored with five others.)
"Other Democracies: Writing Thru Race at the 20 Year Crossroad." Write Magazine 42.2 (2014): 15-19.
"Sybil Continuities, Earth Relations" (with Rita Wong). Open Text: Canadian Poetry and Poetics in the 21st Century. 3 (2014)
“The Cameras of the World: Race, Subjectivity and the Spiritual, Collective Other in Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For.” No Language is Neutral: Essays on Dionne Brand. Eds. Dina Georgis, Katherine McKittrick and Rinaldo Walcott. Spec. Issue of Topia, forthcoming. (37 manuscript pages)
"How to Do 'You': Methods of Asian/Indigenous Relation". Imagined Communities, Recuperated Homelands. Spec. Issue of RANAM: Recherches Anglaises et Nord Américaines. 46 (2013): 11-27.
"Reciprocal Being: Living, Thinking and Writing in Social Space." Poetry Is Dead. 2.2 (2011): 6-8.
“Neither Hand, Nor Foot, Nor Kidney: Biopower, Body Parts and Human Flows in Stephen Frears’s Dirty Pretty Things.” Global Cinema Now. Spec. Issue of Cineaction 80 (2010): 68-72.
Community Action, Global Spillage: Writing the Race of Capital.” Citizenship and Cultural Belonging special issue of West Coast Line. Eds. David Chariandy and Sophie McCall. 59 (2008): 116-128.
The Identity of the Body Has Not Yet Been Confirmed.” Active Geographies: Women and Struggles of the Left Coast. Spec. issue of West Coast Line. Eds. Jo-Anne Lee and Rita Wong. 58 (2008): 137-139.
“Other Bees, Incomplete: A Response to Margot Leigh Butler’s ‘Other’ Honey.” Representations of Murdered and Missing Women. Spec. issue of West Coast Line. Eds. Anne Stone and Amber Dean. 53 (2007): 92-95.
“The Imagination’s Subsidies: Whiners, Elites, Ordinary People and the Economy.” English Studies in Canada. 33:3 (2007): 16-19.
“Corrupted Lineage: Narrative in the Gaps of History.” In-Equations: can asia pacific. Spec. issue of West Coast Line 33 (2001): 40-53.
“Yellow Peril: Revisited.” Capilano Review 2.34 (2001): 6-10.
“Asian Invasion vs. the Pristine Nation: Migrants Enter the Canadian Imaginary.” Fuse Magazine. 23.2. (2000): 30-40.
“Political Animals and the Body of History.” Canadian Literature 163 (1999): 145-156.
“The Sixth Sensory Organ.” absinthe. 9.1 (1996): 31-35.
"The Look of Like: Shooting Asian/Indigenous Relation." Migration-Regionalization-Citizenship: Comparing Canada and Europe. Eds. Katja Sarkowsky, Rainer-Olaf Schultze, and Sabine Schwarze. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, 2014. (forthcoming, 12 manuscript pages).
“Labour Asian Can: Grammar, Movement, Institution.” Travelling Concepts: Negotiating Diversity in Canada and Europe. Eds. Katja Sarkowsky and Christian Lammert. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2010. 153-166.
Brand Canada: Oppositional Politics, Global Flows and a People to Come.” Reading(s) from a Distance: European Perspectives on Canadian Women’s Writing. Eds. Charlotte von Sturgess and Martin Kuester. Augsburg: Wissner-Verlag, 2008. 23-32.