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Wo Chan is a poet, drag performer, and vers top.

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Wo Chan is a poet and drag performer living in Brooklyn.

Nighttime wide-angle shot of Wo, looking up in front of a metal door.
Photo by Haley Varacallo

Wo Chan is a queer poet and drag performer living in Brooklyn. Wo has received fellowships from the New York Foundation of the Arts, Kundiman, and the Asian American Writers Workshop. As a member of Switch N' Play, Wo has performed at venues including The Whitney, National Sawdust, New York Live Arts, and BAM Fisher. Check them out @theillustriouspearl.

Portrait of Wo in a blue blazer and red wig, in front of a Chinese restaurant.
Photo by Haley Varacallo

Wo Chan (a.k.a. Pearl Harbor) is a queer poet and drag performance artist living in Brooklyn. They are the author of the chaplet ORDER THE WORLD, MOM (Belladonna), and has received fellowships from the New York Foundation of the Arts, Kundiman, Lambda Literary, and the Asian American Writers Workshop.

Photo of Wo performing as Pearl Harbor, walking into a starry projection.
Photo by Armon Burton

Wo is standing member of the Brooklyn-based drag/burlesque collective Switch N' Play, and has performed at venues including The Whitney, MOMA PS1, Joe’s Pub, National Sawdust, New York Live Arts, and the Brooklyn Museum. Wo was born in Macau, China, and is currently an MFA Candidate in Poetry at NYU. Check them out @theillustriouspearl.

Photo of Wo in an unbuttoned checkered blue suit, with matching blue bob, blue eyebrows and blue sunglasses.
Photo by Haley Varacallo
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