Carmin Wong is a poet, playwright, and scholar of Black literature and orature. She is pursuing a dual-title PhD in English Literature and African American and Diaspora Studies. After becoming a Cooper DuBois Mentoring Program Fellow and a Bunton-Waller Fellow, Carmin joined the Center for Black Digital Research as a #DigBlk scholar in 2022. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts in English, minoring in Playwriting, from Howard University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry Writing from the University of New Orleans. Her writings and research center transnational Black identities with attention to oral and written literatures in the US and Caribbean.