Jennifer S. Cheng is the author of MOON: Letters, Maps, Poems (2018), selected by Bhanu Kapil for the Tarpaulin Sky Book Award and named a Publishers Weekly “Best Book of 2018”; House A (2016), selected by Claudia Rankine for the Omnidawn Poetry Book Prize; and Invocation: An Essay (2011), an image-text chapbook published by New Michigan Press.
- MFA, Poetry, San Francisco State University
- MFA, Nonfiction, University of Iowa
- BA, Brown University
- Selected Publications
- Cheng, J. (2018). MOON: Letters, Maps, Poems. Grafton, VT: Tarpaulin Sky Press.
- Cheng, J. (2016). House A. Oakland, CA: Omnidawn Publishing.
Cheng, J. (2011). Invocation: An Essay. Tucson, AZ: New Michigan Press.
- Awards & Distinctions
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2018
U.S. Fulbright Fellowship
Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Waiter Scholarship
Kundiman Poetry Fellowship
Tarpaulin Sky Book Award (Judge: Bhanu Kapil)
Omnidawn Poetry Book Prize (Judge: Claudia Rankine)
Academy of American Poets Harold Taylor Award