From: We Two Alone
Readings from this book by Jack Wang recount the fictionalized experiences of Chinese immigrants throughout the 20th century. In this story a young laundry boy risks his life to play organized hockey in Canada in the 1920s
Jack Wang’s fiction has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and longlisted for the Journey Prize. In 2014–15, he held the David T. K. Wong Creative Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, and in 2020, he was awarded a residency at Historic Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. from Florida State University, and he is an associate professor in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College. Originally from Vancouver, he lives in Ithaca, New York, with his wife, novelist Angelina Mirabella, and their two daughters.