Victoria Chang

Isaac Fitzgerald

Victoria Chang’s books include OBIT, Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, and Circle. Her children’s picture book, Is Mommy?, was illustrated by Marla Frazee and published by Beach Lane Books/Simon & Schuster. It was named a New York Times Notable Book. Her middle grade novel, Love Love will be published by Sterling Publishing in 2020. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles and is the program chair of Antioch’s Low-Residency MFA Program.

Awards and Honors

PEN Center USA Literary Award

New York Times Notable Book

California Book Award, Silver Medal

Struga Poetry Evenings Golden Wreath

Crab Orchard Review Open Competition Award

Ploughshares’s Cohen Award

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Sustainable Arts Foundation Award

The Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award

Pushcart Prize

MacDowell Colony Fellowship

Anisfield-Wolf Award in Poetry, 2021

PEN/Voelcker Award in Poetry, 2021