Ask Anime Wong featuring Chen Chen
March 31 3:00 pm
About the Event
Anime Wong is a poet with magical girl superpowers, the alter ego of Sally Wen Mao. Join BMI’s Instagram Live every week as Anime Wong talks about art, answers your questions, and chats with a new special guest.
Ask Anime Wong about writing, life, alter-egos, or art-making, via firstname.lastname@example.org
Chen Chen is the author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions), which was longlisted for the National Book Award and won the Thom Gunn Award, among other honors. Bloodaxe Books recently published the UK edition. His work appears in many publications, including Poetry and The Best American Poetry (2015 & 2019). He has received a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from Kundiman and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches at Brandeis University as the Jacob Ziskind Poet-in-Residence.
Sally Wen Mao is the author of Mad Honey Symposium and Oculus which was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2019, among other accolades. A Pushcart Prize winner, she has work published or forthcoming in Harper’s Bazaar, Poetry, Guernica, Tin House, PEN America, The Kenyon Review, and other spaces. She has an MFA from Cornell University and has received fellowships from the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library, Kundiman, and the George Washington University.