Wang Ping

Wang Ping

About Wang Ping

Wang Ping is a Chinese American poet, writer and professor. She was born in China and came to the U.S. in 1985. She authored 15 books of poetry and prose: My Name Is Immigrant, (poetry, Hanging Loose Press 2020); Life of Miracles along the Yangtze and Mississippi, (AWP creative non-fiction award, University of Georgia Press 2018); Ten Thousand Waves, (poetry from Wings Press, 2014); American Visa (short stories, 1994), Foreign Devil (novel, 1996), Of Flesh and Spirit (poetry, 1998), The Magic Whip (poetry, 2003), The Last Communist Virgin (stories, 2007)—all from Coffee House; Flash Cards: Poems by Yu Jian, (co-translation with Ron Padgett, 2010 from Zephyr Press); Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China (2000, University of Minnesota Press, 2002 paperback by Random House) which won the Eugene Kayden Award for the Best Book in Humanities; The Last Communist Virgin which won a 2008 Minnesota Book Award and Asian American Studies Book Award; and New Generation: Poetry from China Today (Hanging Loose Press 1999).
er publications have been translated into multiple languages and include poetry, short stories, novels, cultural studies, and children's stories. Her multimedia exhibitions address global themes of industrialization, the environment, interdependency, and the people.

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