Marilyn Chin is a Chinese American poet and writer, an activist and feminist, and a Professor of English. Her poetry focuses on social issues, especially those related to Asian American feminism and bi-cultural identity. In addition to writing poetry, Marilyn Chin has translated poems by the modern Chinese poet Ai Qing and co-translated poems by the Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu.
The United Artists Foundation Fellowship
Radcliffe Institute Fellowship at Harvard
She won two National Endowment for the Arts grants.
Nominated as Academy of American Poets Chancellor in 2018
A Portrait of the Self As Nation: New and Selected Poems (W. W. Norton, 2018)
Hard Love Province (W.W. Norton, 2014), won the 2015 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award