A Nourishing Talk with Author Jane Wong

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  • March 29, 2022

    Join author and poet Jane Wong for a poetry reading and virtual interview hosted by Michelle Callaghan, Head of Adult and Seniors Services at Richmond Public Library.

    The recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist award for Washington artists, Jane Wong’s show “After Preparing the Altar, the Ghosts Feast Feverishly” was exhibited at the Frye Art Museum in 2019, with a new interpretation of this work exhibited at the Richmond Art Gallery as part of the NOURISH exhibition January 22 – April 3, 2022. For information about the NOURISH exhibition, visit here.

    This was an interactive event, with an opportunity for audience members to send in questions throughout the presentation.

    About the Presenter:
    Jane Wong is the author of How to Not Be Afraid of Everything from Alice James Books (2021) and Overpour from Action Books. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington and is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize as well as multiple fellowships and residencies. 

    Visit to keep up with Jane on social media.
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    Program presented in partnership with Richmond Art Gallery Association and Richmond Has Heart program.

    WATCH: Author and poet Jane Wong does a reading and virtual interview hosted by Richmond Public Library and Richmond Art Gallery.


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