Dorothy Wang is an Associate Professor in the American Studies Program at Williams College. She is the author of Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry (Stanford University Press, 2013), which won the Association for Asian American Studies' 2016 award for best book of literary criticism. An annual conference on race and creative writing is named after the book. During the academic year 2017-2018, she will be in residence at the Graduate Center, CUNY on an ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship, working with Ammiel Alcalay, and Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative.