Ask Anime Wong featuring Raven Leilani
April 7 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
Raven Leilani’s work has been published in Granta, The Yale Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Conjunctions, The Cut, and New England Review, among other publications. Leilani received her MFA from NYU and was an Axinn Foundation Writer-in-Residence. Luster is her first novel.
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.