Wawa

Poet

San Francisco, CA

Author's Bio

Wawa is a Hong Kong poet now based in San Francisco, CA. She is the author of Pei Pei the Monkey King (Tinfish Press, 2016), Anna and Anna (Finishing Line Press, 2018). Some of her work can also be found in Guernica Daily, The MarginsHawai'i Review, Apogee Journal, and the anthology Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a Borrowed Place. She is interested in decolonized poetry, non-industrialized poetry, transnational poetry, and interdisciplinary (medium-pure) poetry. She holds degrees in philosophy from Hong Kong and Europe, and has worked as art and design editor, farmer, cowherd, and dishwasher.

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Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a Borrowed Place (Blacksmith Books, 2017)
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Twin Cities: An anthology of twin cinema from Singapore and Hong Kong (Landmark Books, 2017)
,
Quixotica: Poems East of La Mancha (Chameleon Press, Hong Kong, 2016)
Book:
Pei Pei The Monkey King (TinFish Press, 2016)
Chapbook:
Anna and Anna (Finishing Line Press, 2018)

More Information

Fluent in: 
Chinese, English, French
Born in: 
Hong Kong
Raised in: 
Hong Kong
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Last update: Mar 29, 2021