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

A Kundiman fellow and a Pushcart Prize recipient, she has received scholarships from Fine Arts Work Center and Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. She holds an MFA from Ohio State University and a BA from UC Berkeley and lives in Oakland, California.

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