Jane Wong

Jane Wong

Visiting assistant professor at Pacific Lutheran University

“My Writing School was a Chinese Restaurant”

Jane Wong holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is a former U.S. Fulbright Fellow and Kundiman Fellow. She is the recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Squaw Valley, and the Fine Arts Work Center.

The recipient of The American Poetry Review’s 2016 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize, her poems have appeared in journals such as Pleiades, The Volta, Third Coast, and the anthologies Best American Poetry 2015 (Scribner), Best New Poets 2012 (The University of Virginia Press) and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press). Her chapbooks include Dendrochronology (dancing girl press), Kudzu Does Not Stop (Organic Weapon Arts), and Impossible Map (Fact-Simile). She is the author of Overpour (Action Books). Currently, she is a visiting assistant professor at Pacific Lutheran University.

Related Links

Seattle Poet Jane Wong’s Hard Work Pays Off in Her Debut Collection, Overpour (The Stranger, Oct. 19, 2016)

Website: janewong.tumblr.com


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Last Updated May 12, 2017