Wendy Chen

Wendy Chen (wendychenart.com) is the author of Unearthings (Tavern Books), editor of Figure 1, and managing editor of Tupelo Quarterly. She is the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Most Promising Young Poet Prize, and fellowships from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. Her forthcoming translations of the poems of the Song dynasty writer Li Qingzhao will be published later this year under the title The Magpie at Night (Tavern Books). Chen earned her MFA in poetry from Syracuse University and is currently working on a novel.