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Spring 2012 Living Writers Reading Series: Justin Chin
May 24, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
Justin Chin was born in Malaysia, raised & educated in Singapore, shipped to the U.S. by way of Hawaii, and now living in San Francisco. Author of 3 books of poetry, all published by Manic D Press: Bite Hard (1997); Harmless Medicine (2001), a finalist in the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Awards; and, Gutted (2006), which received the 2007 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry by the Publishing Triangle. Squeezed in between these were 2 non-fictions: Mongrel: Essays, Diatribes & Pranks (St. Martins, 1999), and the ur-memoir, Burden of Ashes (Alyson Publications, 2002).
The Living Writers Reading Series is sponsored by the Siegfried B. & Elisabeth Mignon Puknat Fund, Porter College George Hitchcock Poetry Fund, Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center, Literature Department/Creative Writing Program, Laurie Sain Creative Writing Endowment, East Asian Studies Program, Bay Tree Bookstore, Latino and Latin American Studies Center, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, El Centro, Cantu Queer Center, Chicano Latino Research Center, Stevenson College, Oakes College, and Merrill College.
Books are sold at the readings by The Bay Tree Bookstore.