Contraband

An excerpt by Bonnie Kwong

Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong is an artist in many mediums and a software developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has lived in nine states and two continents. Her first poetry collection is ravel, a finalist for the Many Voices Project by New Rivers Press, and the White Pine Press Poetry Prize. Her work in poetry and fiction has garnered a number of Pushcart nominations. Bonnie is currently artist-in- residence at Stanford University.