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John Yau
Portrait of John Yau
Credit: Eve Aschheim

John Yau is the author of the monograph Joe Brainard: The Art of the Personal (Rizzoli, 2022) and a book of poems, Genghis Chan on Drums (Omnidawn, 2021). His forthcoming publications include a selection of essays, Please Wait by the Coatroom: Reconsidering Race and Identity in American Art (Black Sparrow, 2023), and a book of poems, Tell It Slant (Omnidawn, 2023). He is publisher of Black Square Editions and regularly writes reviews for Hyperallergic. The recipient of the 2018 Jackson Prize in poetry and the 2021 Rabkin Award in art criticism, he lives in New York. (updated 4/2023)

AGNI has published the following work:

Chinatown Blues
AGNI 97 Print Only
The Motel Owner and His Wife
AGNI 7 Journeys Home Relationships
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