ABOUT JANE WONG

  Headshots by Helene Christensen

Headshots by Helene Christensen

Jane Wong's poems can be found in places such as Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, Poetry, AGNI, Third Coast, jubilat, and others.

A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships and residencies from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf, Willapa Bay AiR, Hedgebrook, and Mineral School.

She is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016) and is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.

In 2017, she received the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist award for Washington artists.

A scholar of Asian American poetry and poetics as well, you can explore "The Poetics of Haunting" project here.