Anita Feng's major awards in writing include a National Endowment for the Arts grant, an Illinois Arts Council grant, a Washington State GAP award, and the Pablo Neruda Price. Publications include a new novel, Sid, and two books of poetry: Internal Strategies, published by the University of Akron Press, and Sadie & Mendel, winner of the Backwaters Press Prize. Individual works have been published by Nimrod, Ploughshares, Black Warrior Review, North American Review, and Primavera, among others. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She teaches Zen at the Blue Heron Zen Community in Seattle, and works as a ceramic artist making raku Buddhas in Issaquah.