Dear friends, it’s been a busy month, and I wanted to share some updates! Upcoming events: On Friday, August 27th at 6pm PST, I’ll be reading with my friend Preeti at KSW Presents Preeti Vangani with Jenny Qi. The event is fully virtual. Click on the link to learn more and sign up to read…… Continue reading August news & events
I’m thrilled to share that I have a poem in The Atlantic today! Truly over the moon to have such a great home for this poem that is so dear to me. https://twitter.com/JQiii/status/1426925355437223940
I got my books & made an unboxing video. See embedded Instagram post below! https://www.instagram.com/p/CSUxzcehT–/?utm_medium=copy_link
Friends! I’m so excited to finally share my book cover, designed by my brilliant friend Hilary Steinberg. I also have a book page here, and pre-order is available through Steel Toe Books and elsewhere (all links are available on the book page). Some backstory on this cover: I took the photo in Mammoth Lakes, CA…… Continue reading Focal Point cover reveal & pre-order info
I’m excited to finally share that after being a finalist in a number of contests, my debut poetry collection, Focal Point, was selected by Dustin Pearson for the Steel Toe Books Poetry Award and will be published next fall. Link to the announcement & words from Dustin Pearson on the book here. So grateful for…… Continue reading Day 275: book announcement
Though I have continued to not update this blog, I have been tracking every day since COVID-induced shelter-in-place started in San Francisco. Today is Day 215. It’s the third day of another heatwave, temperatures up to 95 degrees. I don’t remember it ever being this hot in San Francisco for this many days in a…… Continue reading Day 215
I’m this month’s featured poet over at Atticus Review! Many thanks to their poetry editor Michael Meyerhofer for kind words, enthusiasm, and for being a generally lovely human.