Cities of Sameness

Cities of Sameness

by Nicholas YB Wong

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"Cities of Sameness" is Nicholas YB Wong’s first candid attempt in merging an Asian voice with American poetics. Poems in the book defy the heterosexual ideal of loves and desires and explore current issues of China and Hong Kong. The book seeks to destabilize social and literary landscape believed to have settled.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013910317
Publisher: Desperanto
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 104
File size: 746 KB

About the Author

Nicholas YB Wong is the winner of Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (October 2011) and a nominee for Best of the Net 2010 (by Asia Writes, selected by Lee Upton) and Best of Web 2011 Anthologies (by Eunoia Review and THIS Literary Magazine). His work has also been shortlisted in the Chroma International Queer Writing Competition in 2009. His poetry has/will appear(ed) in Assaracus: Journal of Gay Poetry, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Lambda Literary Foundation, San Pedro River Review, Pirene’s Fountain, Third Wednesday, Mascara Literary Review, The Q Review, Taj Mahal Review, Asian Journal of Literature, Culture and Society, The Tower Journal, Diverse Voices Quarterly and among others. He is currently a poetry editor for THIS Literary Magazine and an MFA Candidate at the City University of Hong Kong.

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