Michael Derrick Hudson, aka "Yi-Fen Chou", and the latest edition of "Best American Poetry", which features his work. He admitted the name ruse was simply an effort to get his poetry published, adding "I’m nothing if not persistent". Photo: SCMP Graphic

A white guy named Michael Hudson couldn’t get his poem published. So he became Yi-Fen Chou

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Michael Derrick Hudson, aka "Yi-Fen Chou", and the latest edition of "Best American Poetry", which features his work. He admitted the name ruse was simply an effort to get his poetry published, adding "I’m nothing if not persistent". Photo: SCMP Graphic
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