Victoria Chang’s next book of poems, With My Back to the World, is forthcoming in 2024 with Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her other six collections include The Trees Witness Everything, chosen as one of the Best Books of 2022 by The New Yorker and The Guardian; OBIT, a winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Poetry, and the PEN/Voelcker Award; Barbie Chang; and The Boss, winner of a PEN Center USA Literary Award and a California Book Award. Her nonfiction book, Dear Memory, was published in 2021 and was named a favorite nonfiction book of 2021 by Electric Literature and Kirkus. She also edited the anthology Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation (2004). She is the author of a children’s book, Is Mommy?, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and a middle grade verse novel, Love, Love. A past Guggenheim Fellow and 2022 New York Times poetry editor, she lives in Los Angeles and is Acting Program Chair and Distinguished Faculty at Antioch’s low-residency MFA Program.