Victoria ChangVictoria Chang is an American poet and children's writer. Her fifth book of poems, ''OBIT'', was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2020. It won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the PEN Voelcker Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Prize and was a finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and long listed for the National Book Award. It was also named a ''New York Times'' Notable Book, a ''New York Times'' Best 100 Books of the Year, a ''TIME'' Magazine, NPR, ''Boston Globe'', and ''Publisher's Weekly'' Best Book of the Year.
Her prior book of poems, ''Barbie Chang'', was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2017. Her third book of poetry, ''The Boss'' was published by McSweeney's in 2013—it won a PEN Center USA literary award and a California Book Award. Her second poetry collection is ''Salvinia Molesta'' (University of Georgia Press, 2008). Her first book, ''Circle'' (Southern Illinois University Press, 2005), won the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry.
She also writes picture books for children and middle grade novels, and her picture book, ''Is Mommy?'' published by Beach Lane Books (Simon & Schuster) in the fall of 2015, illustrated by Marla Frazee, was named a ''New York Times'' Notable Book. Her middle grade verse novel, ''LOVE, LOVE'' was published by Sterling Publishing in 2020. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017, a Lannan Residency Fellowship in 2020, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowship in 2017, a Poetry Society of America Alice Fay di Castagnola Award in 2018, a Pushcart Prize, and a MacDowell Fellowship. Provided by Wikipedia