Dr. Ping Wang
came from Shanghai and earned her BA at Beijing University and her PhD at NYU. Her books of poetry and prose include The River Within, My Name Is Immigrant,
and Life of Miracles along the Yangtze and Mississippi,
among others. She’s a recipient of NEA, Bush, Lannan and McKnight Fellowships, AWP Book Award.… She’s the director of the Kinship of Rivers project, a photographer, dancer and installation artist. Her multi-media installations have been shown at colleges, galleries, museums, river confluences and mountains around the world. She’s the Emerita Professor of Poetry at Macalester College.
The River Within, a poetry collection by Wang Ping,
is now available from MadHat Press.