Discipline: Literature – poetry

Ally Ang

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Seattle, WA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2024

Ally Ang is a gaysian poet and editor from Seattle. A Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets nominee, their work has appeared in The Rumpus, Muzzle Magazine, ANMLY, and elsewhere. They have received fellowships and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Their debut poetry collection, Let the Moon Wobble, will be published by Alice James Books in 2025.

While at MacDowell, Ang worked on poems toward their second poetry collection, as well as paintings and a short story.



Ally Ang worked in the Sprague-Smith studio.

In January of 1976, the original Sprague-Smith Studio — built in 1915–1916 and funded by music students of Mrs. Charles Sprague-Smith of the Veltin School — was destroyed by fire. Redesigned by William Gnade, Sr., a Peterborough builder, the fieldstone structure was rebuilt the same year from the foundation up, reusing the original fieldstone. A few…

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