Author: Julia Wong Kcomt

Julia Wong Kcomt was born into a tusán (Chinese Peruvian) family in Chepén, Peru, in 1965. She traveled from an early age, and her perceptions of country borders, different cultures, and diversity in ethnicity and religion became a strong motivation to write. She is the author of 17 volumes of poetry, including Un salmVn ciego (Borrador Editores) and 18 poemas de fake love para Keanu Reeves (Cascada de Palabras); five books of fiction; and two collections of hybrid prose. She currently lives between Lima and Lisbon.

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Ugly Duckling Presse

Translated by Jennifer Shyue. The title of BI-REY-NATO, Julia Wong Kcomt's sixth poetry collection, is a homonym for "virreinato" or "viceroyalty," but can also be broken down into its component words: "bi" (bi/two), "rey" (king), and "nato" (born)....

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