Mia Kang writes poems and other perversions. A finalist for the 2019 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, Mia was named the 2017 winner of Boston Review’s Annual Poetry Contest by Mónica de la Torre. Her writing has appeared in journals including POETRY, Washington Square Review, Narrative Magazine, and PEN America. She is a Brooklyn Poets Fellow and runner-up for the 2019 and 2017 Discovery Poetry Contests, and she has received awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Mia is a PhD student in the history of art at Yale University, where she studies the contested rise of U.S. multiculturalism and its failures.