Gein Wong is a playwright, spoken word poet, music composer, and video artist who was short listed for the 2010 Ontario KM Hunter Theatre Award. A poetic monologue from her play Hiding Words (for you) is published in Refractions: Solo (Playwrights Canada Press). Her artistic works have been spread across Canada, as well as internationally in England, the Caribbean, East Asia and the United States. She is featured on the Dig Your Roots Canadian Spoken Word CD and is a New York Kundiman Poetry Fellow. Gein’s full length multidisciplinary theatre pieces include How We (For)got Here (co-writer), which invites audience members to board Canada’s oldest airline, the Indigenous run Eagle Airlines; the stage adaptation of Salt Fish Girl by Larissa; and Hiding Words (for you) which delves into nushu a secret language Chinese women created when they were not allowed to read or write. Gein is classically trained in piano and french horn and trains with the erhu (Chinese violin) virtuoso, Shao Lin. She has released two CDs Thousand Mile Voice and Burning Money for You. Her video and sound art has been shown at the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Reel Asian International Film Festival, Doors Open Toronto, as well as internationally in the US and China. Gein’s published works include Strike the Wok: Chinese Canadian Prose, TOK 2: Writing the New Toronto, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Ricepaper, and Fireweed. She is Artistic Director of the Asian Arts Freedom School and Eventual Ashes.