Mimi Wong, Advanced Writing Editor & Mentor
After growing up in California’s Silicon Valley, Mimi arrived in the city to attend New York University and never left. AT NYU, she received my B.A. in English & American Literature, with double minors in Creative Writing and Chinese. For the past decade, she’s built a diverse creative career, working as a video producer and editor in film, television, and web for outlets including VICE, ABC, and PBS. Mimi Wong is a Brooklyn-based art and literary writer. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, Catapult, Electric Literature, Hyperallergic, Literary Hub, and Refinery29. Her fiction has been published in Crab Orchard Review, Day One, and Wildness. She is an alumna of the Tin House Summer Workshop, VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation), and Anaphora Writing Residency for Writers of Color. Her work has received support from the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and she is the recipient of an Arts Writers Grant awarded by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation. For the past three years, Mimi has been the Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning literary magazine The Offing.