Sally Wen Mao

Sally Wen Mao is a Chinese American poet. She earned a BA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from Cornell University. Mao is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets as well as the 2010 RHINO Poetry Editors’ Prize. Her first book is Mad Honey Symposium (2014). Mao teaches at Hunter College.

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Sally Wen Mao is a Chinese American poet. She earned a BA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from Cornell University. Mao is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets as well as the 2010 RHINO Poetry Editors’ Prize. Her first book is Mad Honey Symposium (2014). Mao teaches at Hunter College.

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