The Poetry Project

Wendy Xu

Wendy Xu stands in front of green and orange vertical striped wallpaper, wearing a white shirt and large red and black earrings, looking to the side.

Wendy Xu is most recently the author of The Past (Wesleyan 2021), and Phrasis, named one of the 10 Best Poetry Books of 2017 by the New York Times Book Review. Her work has appeared in The Best America Poetry, Granta, Tin House, Poetry, The New Republic, and widely elsewhere. Xu is assistant professor of writing at The New School in NYC.