Nancy Chen Long

Poet

Author's Bio

Nancy Chen Long is the author of Light into Bodies (University of Tampa Press, 2017), winner of the Tampa Review Poetry Prize. She is the grateful recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing fellowship and a writer residency at Ox-Bow School of the Arts. Her work has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Poetry Society of America Robert H. Winner Award and featured in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and Indiana Humanities. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology and an MBA, worked as an electrical engineer, software consultant, and project manager, and more recently earned an MFA. As a volunteer with the local Writers Guild, she coordinates a reading series and works with others to offer free poetry workshops to the public. She works at Indiana University in the Research Technologies division.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Small Batch: An anthology of bourbon poetry (Two of Cups Press, 2014)
Book:
Light into Bodies (University of Tampa Press, 2017)
Chapbook:
Clouds As Inkblots For The War Prone (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2013)
Prizes won: 

2019 Diode Editions Book Contest; 2019 Poetry Society of America Robert H. Winner Award; 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry; 2016 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Taipei
Taiwan
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Last update: Sep 16, 2019