Mimi Wong

Mimi Wong writes about art, culture, and literature. Her work has appeared in The Believer, Catapult, Electric Literature, Hyperallergic, Literary Hub, and Refinery29. Her fiction has been published in Cicada, Crab Orchard Review, Day One, Joyland, and Wildness. She is an alumna of the Tin House Summer Workshop, VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation), and Anaphora Writing Residency for Writers of Color. Her work has received support from the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and she is a recipient of The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Looking to the Horizon

We remain dedicated to opening doors for others in the same way that they have been opened for us.

Behaving Badly

“I would like to take the opportunity to instead celebrate those less-than-perfect figures who, in their own way, sought to resist assimilation.”

One’s Own

“There are not two Genders, / there is only One gender: / One’s own.”

Far From Home

6 Excerpted Poems on Being a Refugee, an Exile, an Immigrant