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Jane Wong

Jane Wong’s poems and essays can be found in The Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, Third Coast, jubilat, Black Warrior Review, The Pushcart Prize XLII, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of fellowships from the Fulbright Program, the Fine Arts Work Center, Hedgebrook, and Bread Loaf. She is the author of Overpour, published by Action Books in 2016, and is an assistant professor of creative writing at Western Washington University.

Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City

Let’s begin here: on the sand. Or, rather, on the slabs of wood above the sand. On June 26, 1870, the Atlantic City boardwalk opened to the public. Sixteen years earlier, the first tourist train had arrived on the newly…