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About the Author

Wendy Chin-Tanner is the author of the poetry collections Turn (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and Anyone Will Tell You (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019), co-author of the graphic novel American Terrorist (A Wave Blue World), co-editor of Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology (A Wave Blue World), and author of the novel King of the Armadillos (2023, Flatiron Books). She is a poetry editor at The Nervous Breakdown, and co-founder at A Wave Blue World, an independent publishing company for graphic novels, anthologies, and art books. A trained sociologist specializing in race, identity, and culture, she continues to write and educate on these topics in addition to teaching writing workshops and guest lecturing at a variety of institutions. Born and raised in NYC and educated at Cambridge University, UK, Wendy is the mother of two daughters and the proud daughter of immigrants.

Literary Agent: Jamie Carr at The Book Group.

Photograph by Wendy Chin-Tanner