Wendy Xu’s most recent books of poems are The Past (Wesleyan, 2021) and Phrasis (Wesleyan, 2017), named one of the 10 Best Poetry Books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Poetry, Granta, Tin House, The New Republic, Ploughshares, and widely elsewhere. Xu is assistant professor of writing at The New School, and serves as poetry editor for the arts magazine Hyperallergic. She lives in Brooklyn.