Jennifer Chang is the author of two books of poetry, The History of Anonymity and Some Say the Lark, which was released by Alice James Books in 2017. Her recent poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Narrative, Poetry, and A Public Space and her essays on poetry have appeared in The Believer and Los Angeles Review of Books.
She earned her M.F.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and teaches English and creative writing at George Washington University. She co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman, a nonprofit organization that supports Asian American literature. She is currently writing a non-fiction book on epistolary poetics, migration, and the Opium War, which she worked on at MacDowell in July 2016.