Mia Kang

Mia Kang (she/her) is the author of City Poems (ignitionpress, 2020) and the winner of the 2023 Airlie Prize for All Empires Must (Airlie Press, 2025). Her recent work appears in Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, Pleiades, wildness, and more. Named the 2017 winner of Boston Review’s Annual Poetry Contest, Mia has also been a Brooklyn Poets Fellow, runner-up for the 2019 and 2017 Discovery Poetry Contests, and a finalist for the 2019 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. She has received awards from the Academy of American Poets, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Mia is a PhD candidate in the history of art at Yale University, where she studies the contested rise of U.S. multiculturalism and its legacies. She lives in Philadelphia. www.miaadrikang.com