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Jennifer Wong was born and grew up in Hong Kong, she is the author of several collections including Goldfish (Chameleon Press) and a pamphlet, Diary of a Miu Miu Salesgirl (Bitter Melon Poetry 2019). Her latest collection, 回家Letters Home (Nine Arches Press 2020)—which explores the complexities of history, migration and translation—has been named the PBS Wild Card Choice by Poetry Book Society. She studied at University College, Oxford and completed a creative writing PhD from Oxford Brookes University. She teaches creative writing at Poetry School, Oxford Brookes and City Lit. Her poems, reviews and poetry translations have appeared in Poetry Wales, Wasafiri, World Literature Today, Oxford Poetry, Oxford Review of Books, Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal, The Rialto, Magma Poetry, Poetry Review, Poetry London, PN Review, Asian Review of Books and others. In 2020, she founded an online poetry reading series called What We Read Now, featuring reading and conversations with international emerging and established poets. She was the writer-in-residence at Wasafiri in 2021, and a visiting fellow at Oxford TORCH in 2022.