Bio

Kundiman Retreat 2017.
Kundiman Retreat 2017. Fordham University, Bronx, NY. Photo by Margarita Corporan

Shelley Wong is the author of RARE BIRDS, a winner of the 2016 Diode Editions chapbook award. Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Sixth Finch, Southern Humanities Review, VinylThe Volta, and elsewhere.

A Kundiman fellow and a recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a MacDowell Colony fellowship, she holds an MFA in creative writing from the Ohio State University and a BA in English from UC Berkeley. She lives in Oakland, California.

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