Jackie Wang

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

Jackie Wang is a poet, harpist, and Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Carceral Capitalism. (Photo credit: Nightboat Books)
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The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us from the Void

ISBN 9781643620367 Nightboat Books

The poems in The Sunflower Cast A Spell To Save Us From The Void read like dispatches from the dream world, with Jackie Wang acting as our trusted comrade reporting across time and space. More about this book >

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Jackie Wang

Jackie Wang is a poet, harpist, and Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is the author of Carceral Capitalism, as well as the chapbooks Tiny Spelunker of the Oneiro-Womb and The Twitter Hive Mind Is Dreaming. When not writing poetry, she researches race, surveillance technology, and the political economy of prisons and police.

(Photo credit: Nightboat Books)

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