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Shelley Wong is the author of the chapbook RARE BIRDS (Diode Editions). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, Massachusetts Review, and Sycamore Review.
She is the recipient of a 2017 Pushcart Prize and fellowships and support from Kundiman, the MacDowell Colony, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, I-Park Foundation, Fire Island National Seashore, SPACE (Portland, ME), Fine Arts Work Center, Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, and Interdisciplinary Writers Lab. She holds an MFA from the Ohio State University and a BA from UC Berkeley.
She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is working on her first full-length poetry collection.
- "Frida Kahlo, Fashion & the Ekphrasis of Lust. A Review of Shelley Wong’s Rare Birds" by Cait Weiss Orcutt, Quarterly West
- "My Dress Hangs There: Three Chapbooks Addressing Femininity, Reviewed" by Kimberly Ann Southwick, Ploughshares
- The Concert, Still Life in Red and Black, The Orchard, Furlough, Signal, Starboard, Paper Plane, Caryatid, The Messenger, Re: What Ships are For | Adrienne