The Poetry Project

Jackie Wang

Jackie leans against a pink table and is wearing a black lace top and pink earrings. She is looking into the camera and smiling.
© Sasha Pedro

Jackie Wang is a scholar, abolitionist, poet, multimedia artist, and Assistant Professor of Culture and Media Studies at The New School’s Eugene Lang College. She is the author of Carceral Capitalism (2018), a book on the racial, economic, political, legal, and technological dimensions of the U.S. carceral state. Her creative work includes the poetry collection, The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us from the Void (Nightboat Books, 2021) and the forthcoming experimental essay collection Alien Daughters Walk Into the Sun (Semiotexte).