Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong is a multi-media poet and a software developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has lived in nine states and two continents. Writing is a way for her to traverse seen and unseen geographies. Her work has been nominated for a 2014 Pushcart Prize, and published in various journals and anthologies, including California Quarterly, The Columbia Review, Crab Orchard Review, Drunken Boat, The Pedestal, Nimrod, Spillways, and others. Her book-length poetry manuscript, Ravel, has been listed as a finalist for the White Pine Press Poetry Prize and the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project Prize.