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Nicholas Wong and his book Crevasse have been featured on The Conversant! Fellow poet Brandon Som and Nic had an insightful conversation about body politics, erasure, and the importance of writing in a “literary vacuum.” I cannot write about the black body or the trans body, as my body has only been informed and disturbed in certain ways. I am a […]


Recently a book launch for Nicholas Wong’s Crevasse took place at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival. This festival is an annual event held over 10 days, featuring established and emerging writers from around the world. Wong’s bilingual reading took place at Aesop and was attended by 40-50 literary enthusiasts. He read the poems “Neighbor” and “Minor Bodies” from Crevasse in […]


In honor of National Poetry Month, NBC News released a list of Asian-American poets to look out for, including our very own Nicholas Wong! The piece talks about Nicholas’s poetry transcends language and place while taking on issues ranging from masculinity and sexuality to race and politics. You can read the entire piece, including a […]


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