Avra Wing


I'll be reading from After Isaac at the Queens Public Library on Merrick Blvd.
on Oct, 8, 2016 as part of Indie Author Day.

I'll be reading on May 20 as part of the launch of the Jewish Currents "Union" poetry anthology!

I'll be hosting The Write Stuff, NYWC’s annual marathon reading for young writers age 6-17 years old, Saturday, November 16 @​ 2:00 p.m. at the Grand Army Plaza branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.

Poets & Writers Grant

In January 2013 I received a grant from Poets & Writers for my work leading a writing group at the Center for Independence of the Disabled New York.

November 18, 2011
7:00 p.m.

Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Avenue
(between Garfield Place and Carroll Street
in Park Slope, Brooklyn)

Avra will be reading from her poetry chapbook,
Recurring Dream.

Noshes and drinks will be served!

Stuff I've Written

Personal Essay
My story in Brain,Child about an unexpected reunion when we took our daughter back to China.
Young Adult Novel
"Wing delivers an emotionally complex story of life, love, grief, and recovery." --Publishers Weekly
"Wing’s exquisite attention to detail brings forth joy."
--Laura Van Prooyen
Adult Fiction
"A charmer of a novel about a real working girl. Tina Scacciapensieri is the most appealing heroine to come along in ages."
--Shelby Hearon
Memoir --Work in Progress
At first there is pain and fear and you are a child, screaming. Your only hope is the strangers with strained faces who hover over you: that they can — unlike all the king’s horses and all the king’s men — put you back together again.