Pui Ying Wong was born in Hong Kong. She is the author of a full length book of poetry Yellow Plum Season (New York Quarterly Books, 2010), two chapbooks: Mementos (Finishing Line Press, 2007), Sonnet for a New Country (Pudding House Press, 2008) and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Angle Poetry, Crannog (Ireland), Gargoyle, Narrow Fellow, Prairie Schooner, The Southampton Review, Ucity Review, and Valparaiso Poetry Review among others. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Web and was a finalist of the 2011 Sundress Best of the Net editions. She lives in Cambridge with her husband, the poet Tim Suermondt.
On Death and Every Sweet Flying Thing