Jane Wong is PCWS's Virtual Writer-in-Residence this season, spending a week working with Pitt students and friends, and sharing her work in a reading on Thursday, February 10th, at 7:30. She'll also converse with Diana Khoi Nguyen about poetry and art, and take questions from the audience. This webinar is free and open to the public. No registration is required, and audience members will not be visible.
Please follow this link to join us, or head to Zoom.com and type in this Webinar ID: 942 0162 2862
Jane Wong is the author of How to Not Be Afraid of Everything from Alice James Books (2021) and Overpour from Action Books (2016). Her debut memoir, Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City, is forthcoming from Tin House in 2023. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University. Her poems can be found in places such as Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019, Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, POETRY, AGNI, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, and others. Her essays have appeared in places such as McSweeney's, Black Warrior Review, Ecotone, The Common, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, and This is the Place: Women Writing About Home. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships and residencies from the U.S. Fulbright Program, Artist Trust, Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf, Hedgebrook, Willapa Bay, the Jentel Foundation, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Loghaven, and others. Her first solo art show “After Preparing the Altar, the Ghosts Feast Feverishly” was exhibited at the Frye Art Museum in 2019. Her artwork will also be a part of “Nourish,” an exhibition at the Richmond Art Gallery in 2022.
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