Felix Presents: Jane Wong
April 28th, Friday, 4PM.
6191, Helen C. White Hall
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Free and open to the public.
Jane Wong holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington. She 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, 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). She is the author of OVERPOUR (Action Books). Currently, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University and teaches Creative Writing and Asian American Studies and will be an Assistant Professor at Western Washington in the fall.
This event is generously sponsored by the UW-Madison English Department and the Anonymous Fund.
Find out more about Jane and her work at http://janewong.tumblr.com/