Publication date: 1 September 2019 20 pp limited-edition pamphlet | £7 digital PDF version | £3.50 (not available for pre-order) I wonder how a city can outgrow a country, if going home is still an option
Diary of a Miu Miu Salesgirl charts a girlhood spent growing up in a changing city among glittering ice lanterns and forgotten tenement buildings. These sharp, tender poems retrace their steps through the past and present in Hong Kong and London, contending with what it means to make a new home far away from home.
JENNIFER WONG was born and raised in Hong Kong. She is the author of two poetry collections including Goldfish (Chameleon Press, 2013). She studied English at Oxford and received an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She is the recipient of the Hong Kong Young Artist Award (Literary Arts) and has a creative writing PhD from Oxford Brookes University. Her poems have appeared in The Rialto, Magma, Oxford Poetry, World Literature Today, Stand, The Scores, Asian Cha, Voice & Verse, Prairie Schooner and others. She has also published translations in Poetry Review, Modern Poetry in Translation and Pathlight. She has taught creative writing at CityLit London, Oxford Brookes and The Poetry School.