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How to Not Be Afraid of Everything

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How to Not Be Afraid of Everything

By  Jane Wong
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Explores the vulnerable ways we articulate and reckon with fear: fear of intergenerational trauma and the silent, hidden histories of families. What does it mean to grow up in a take-out restaurant, surrounded by food, just a generation after the Great Leap Forward famine in 1958-62? Full of elegy and resilient joy, these poems speak across generations of survival.

Jane Wong's poems can be found in Best American Poetry 2015, POETRY, American Poetry Review, Third Coast, AGNI, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the Fine Arts Work Center, Hedgebrook, Artist Trust, and Bread Loaf. She is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016) and is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University.

ISBN: 9781948579216

ISBN-10: 9781948579216

Publisher: Alice James Books

Publication Date: 10/12/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/12/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 100

Language: English

Categories

Women Authors

Subjects & Themes - Family

American - Asian American & Pacific Islander