Discipline: Literature – poetry

Victoria Chang

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Redondo Beach, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019

Victoria Chang’s latest book of poems, Obit, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in 2020. Her previous, Barbie Chang, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2017. The Boss (McSweeney's) won a PEN Center USA Literary Award and a California Book Award. Other books are Salvinia Molesta and Circle. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship, the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award, a Pushcart Prize, and other awards. She lives in Los Angeles and teaches within Antioch’s low-residency M.F.A. program.

While at MacDowell, she worked on some new poems.



Victoria Chang worked in the Sorosis studio.

Sorosis Studio was funded by the New York Carol Club of Sorosis. The small, masonry studio was designed by F. Winsor, Jr., the architect who also designed Savidge Library (1926) and Mixter Studio (1927). At the time of construction, the large porch on the southeast façade offered a spectacular mountain view that has since been obscured…

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