Shelley Wong

California, United States

Member Since: 09/12/2012

Shelley Wong is the author of AS SHE APPEARS (YesYes Books), winner of the Pamet River Prize and longlisted for the National Book Award. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from Kundiman and MacDowell. She lives in San Francisco and works in university communications.


Twitter Username: @shhelleywong


  • As She Appears , YesYes Books (May 9, 2022)
  • Rare Birds , Diode Editions (February 7, 2017)


  • National Book Award longlist(2022)
  • Pushcart Prize(2017)


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from UC Berkeley
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry