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I’m a critic, journalist, and poet based in Los Angeles.

Interests: Recently, I’ve been mulling over identity politics, colonialism, soccer, intellectual history, statistics, music.

Journey: Brooklyn > Seoul > Calgary > Portland > Los Angeles

Publications: I’m a contributing writer at The Picture Professional and a frequent reviewer of East Asian literature and nonfiction at The Asian Review of Books. My criticism, journalism, and poetry has also appeared or is forthcoming in FlauntLos Angeles Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Open Letters MonthlyThe RumpusRain TaxiSalt Hill Journal, Sonora ReviewPsychCentralSkyd Magazine, and Words Without Borders

Connect: Email correspondence welcome at john DOT zeiser AT gmail.