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Xuan Juliana Wang

XUAN JULIANA WANG is a New York-based writer born in Heilongjiang, China. She is a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and holds an MFA from Columbia University.

Home Remedies for Non Life-Threatening Ailments

Boredom (Born from general confusion stemming from lack of clear direction/complete misunderstanding of life’s purpose.) Stay indoors, in a room with bad lighting but many makeshift ashtrays. Arrange and rearrange your comforter into various malleable structures. Stand back and give names to the newly birthed forms. Now it is a manatee. Now it is Abraham Lincoln’s headless body. Now it is a giant nose. Applaud yourself for your mastery, for now you can be fairly certain of the potential you possess as a visual artist.


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SEPT 2023

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