Soft Science
ISBN: 1938584996
EAN13: 9781938584992
Language: English
Pages: 100
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Paris Review Staff Pick A Book Riot Must-Read Poetry Collection Soft Science explores queer, Asian American femininity. A series of Turing Test-inspired poems grounds its exploration of questions not just of identity, but of consciousness--how to be tender and feeling and still survive a violent world filled with artificial intelligence and automation. We are dropped straight into the tangled intersections of technology, violence, erasure, agency, gender, and loneliness. Choi creates an exhilarating matrix of poetry, science, and technology. -- Publishers Weekly Franny Choi combines technology and poetry to stunning effect. - BUSTLE ...these beautiful, fractal-like poems are meditations on identity and autonomy and offer consciousness-expanding forays into topics like violence and gender, love and isolation. - NYLON