Today's poem is "Barbie Chang is Done"
from Barbie Chang

Copper Canyon Press

Victoria Chang was educated at the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and Stanford Business School and holds an MFA in poetry from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. She is the author of three previous books: Circle (winner of the Crab Orchard Review Open Competition Award), Salvinia Molesta, and The Boss, published by McSweeney’s in 2013 and winner of a PEN Center USA Literary Award as well as a California Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, POETRY, Believer, New England Review, VQR, The Nation, The New Republic, The Washington Post, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. She also writes children’s picture books: her most recent, Is Mommy? was published in the Fall of 2015 by Beach Lane Books (Simon & Schuster). She lives in Southern California with her family and teaches poetry at Chapman University.

Other poems by Victoria Chang in Verse Daily:
March 10, 2011:   "Elegy as a Red Dress" "We open our red dresses..."
January 9, 2010:   "Elegy as Spot's Lift-the-Flap Book" "Spot is under the flap. Tom is..."
August 26, 2009:   "Dear P. XII" "When you fall onto the floor, your cry..."
April 28, 2006:   "The Professor's Lover" " Dogs barking, wind blowing, how I never get..."
January 18, 2005:  "To Want" "To wait is to want more...."

Books by Victoria Chang:

Other poems on the web by Victoria Chang:
Six poems
Seven poems
"Barbie Chang"
"The Boss Tells Me"
"Love Poem as Eye Examination"
Four poems

Victoria Chang's Website.

Victoria Chang According to Wikipedia.

Victoria Chang on Twitter.

Victoria Chang on Facebook.

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