Stella Yin-Yin Wong

Stella Yin-Yin Wong is a first-generation immigrant and a Chinese-American poet in the M.F.A program at the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. She grew up in New York City, studied for fifteen years as a classically trained concert pianist, and received her English BA from Harvard with a minor in Global Health and Health Policy. She is the winner of the 2018 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize judged by Danez Smith, and the 2016 Academy of American Poets University Prize. Wong was a recipient of a fellowship from the POETRY Foundation Incubator. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Narrative, Brooklyn Poets, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, and the LA Review of Books.