Shelley Wong is the author of the chapbook RARE BIRDS (Diode Editions). Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review Online, Sycamore Review, and Verse Daily.
She is the recipient of a 2017 Pushcart Prize and fellowships and support from Kundiman, MacDowell Colony, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Fine Arts Work Center, I-Park Foundation, Fire Island National Seashore, and SPACE (Portland, ME).
A graduate of the Ohio State University MFA program, she currently lives in California, where she is working on her first full-length poetry collection.
As an educator, she has taught creative writing, business writing, technical writing, and composition at the undergraduate level. Her professional experience includes management roles in communications, publishing, and educational grants in San Francisco and New York City.