Native Chinese-speaker Wang Ping discusses the unexpected shift in her writing voice whether composing her poetry in English or in Chinese. Born in Shanghai, Wang emigrated to the United States in 1985 and ultimately earned her Ph.D. from New York University. A writer, photographer and multi-media artist, she is the recipient of many awards, including a Minnesota Book Award, a Bush Artist Fellowship and a McKnight Artist Fellowship.

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