Real Name
Grace Wing-Yuan Toy
About Me

I am a Chinese American poet and writer. I received my B.A. in English from Rutgers University. My poems have been published in dIS*orient, and printed as a winning limited edition broadside by the Center for Book Arts. My residencies include the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (grant), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship), Centrum Creative Arts and Education, and Atlantic Center for the Arts (Coca-Cola Arts Foundation Scholarship). I am currently based on The Jersey Shore.

The Jersey Shore
Favorite Authors
Local Favorites

Bookstores: 192 Books, East Village Books & Records, Housing Works Used Book Cafe, McNally Jackson - Nolita, St. Mark's Bookshop (New York City), The Corner Bookstore, Three Lives & Company

Libraries: New York Public Library - Mulberry Street Branch, New York Public Library - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Society Library, Poets House

Other: Cornelia Street Cafe, The St. Mark's Bookshop Reading Series at Solas, Asian American Writer's Workshop, KGB Bar, Symphony Space, National Arts Club, Bowery Poetry Club, The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, 92nd Street Y, The New York Center for Independent Publishing (NYCIP), , Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House

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