Dream of the Divided Field (2022)
One World/Random House

The Year of Blue Water (2019)
Yale Series of Younger Poets


DIARY (chaplet, 2016)
Belladonna* Collaborative


“Dream in Which I Try to Disappear in Front of My Aunt, or, Interrogation”

“Catullus 85”
“Dream of the Divided Field”
New England Review

“Landscape with a Hundred Turns”
Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day

“Home for the Holidays”
West Branch

“Aubade (Two of Cups)”
Already Felt Zine

“Untitled (with Jen Lue and JinJin Xu)”
The High Line

New York Public Library

“Gender Dysphoria”
Asian American Literary Review

“From Ponte de Dom Luis”
Dilettante Army

“Two Poems by Yanyi”
Poetry Daily

“Conference with Stone Fruit”
Asian American Lit Fest 2019

“Selections from The Year of Blue Water”

“Selections from The Year of Blue Water”

“Selections from The Year of Blue Water”
The Offing

“[Robert Hass]”
“[Of all the things]”
Tin House

“Group Text”
Lambda Literary Poetry Spotlight

“[Perhaps the need]”
OURS: Volume II

Glass: A Journal of Poetry

Bellevue Literary Review


“At Home in the Sky”

“Anxiety Sonnet”
LA Review of Books Quarterly Journal

“Poetic translation for artist Catalina Ouyang”
Conclusion and Findings

“Listening to Teresa Teng”
“[My mother tells me]”

“After you finish your work”
Literary Hub

“Selections from The Year of Blue Water”
The Margins (Asian American Writers Workshop)

“Eurydice at the Mouth”
“The Kiss”

“Father's Day”
The Shade Journal

“POC Inbox”
“Response Template”
Model View Culture

“Statements and Facts”
The Shade Journal


The Cortland Review

“Song of My Selfie”
“The Alphabet of Tasty”
“The Ruse of the Gulls”
“Optimism While in Line at Starbucks”


Carrying the Home of Our Past Selves
Electric Literature

Ten Questions for Yanyi
Poets and Writers

Behind the Byline (Interviewed by Tiana Nobile)
New England Review

Poetry Today #3: Being and Kindness (Interviewed by Ruben Quesada)
Kenyon Review

Poetic Lenses: Our Fifteenth Annual Look at Debut Poetry
Poets and Writers

Writers Talking About Anything but Writing: An Interview with Yanyi on Reality TV, Gardens, and Traveling Alone

On the differences between creativity and productivity (Interviewed by Kristen Felicetti)
The Creative Independent (Kickstarter)

Love Is Something We Inherit (Interviewed by Sarah Sala)
BOMB Magazine


Craft Talk: The Revolution Is Emotional: Recovering Art and Community with Yanyi
Poets House

Showcase Selects: 2019 Showcase Picks by Yanyi
Poets House

Counting Tokens: Special Issues and the Theatre of Delay
The Margins (Asian American Writers Workshop)

On Conclusion and Findings: A Conversation Between Yanyi and Catalina Ouyang
VIDA Review

Writing the Families We Want: An Interview with Chen Chen
The Margins (Asian American Writers Workshop)

After Yi-Fen Chou: A Forum
The Margins (Asian American Writers Workshop)


Yanyi's Dream of the Divided Field Explores the Separation of Self
Viewless Wings

Episode 126: Yanyi (Dream of the Divided Field)
Keep the Channel Open

Episode 93: Yanyi (The Year of Blue Water)
Keep the Channel Open

Yanyi vs. the Personal (Interviewed by Danez Smith and Franny Choi)
VS (Poetry Foundation)

Writer Yanyi Reads A Poem From His Collection, 'The Year Of Blue Water'
NPR: All Things Considered

Episode 50: Inside Commonplace

Episode 13: Poetic Experiments (Robin Coste Lewis and Maggie Nelson)
The Podcast for Social Research


Yanyi with Sandra Lim
Greenlight Bookstore

Paul Tran with Yanyi
Greenlight Bookstore

Reading and Writing with Yanyi

Yanyi and Juliana Spahr
The Poetry Project

AAWWTV: Year of Blue Water Book Launch with Yanyi, Wo Chan, Erica Hunt, and Monica Youn
Asian American Writers Workshop

Episode 69: Live Reading with Brown, Joseph, Meitner Parker, Pico, Tolbert, and Yanyi

AAWW Radio: Poetry Vs. Community Vs. History (AWP Panel)
Asian American Writers Workshop

AAWWTV: 2017-2018 Margins Fellow & Mentors Reading
Asian American Writers Workshop

AAWWTV: Data, Poetry, Trauma with Paisley Rekdal, Soyoung Yoon, Jennifer Hayashida
Asian American Writers Workshop