Shelley Wong is the author of As She Appears (YesYes Books, 2022), winner of the 2019 Pamet River Prize, and the chapbook RARE BIRDS (Diode Editions, 2017). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, and The New Republic. She is a 2019-2021 Affiliate Artist at Headlands Center for the Arts and has received a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from MacDowell, Kundiman, and Vermont Studio Center. She lives in San Francisco. You can find her at http://www.shelley-wong.com.