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Marilyn Chin

Poet Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong but grew up in Oregon, in the U.S. Northwest. She earned a BA from the University of Massachusetts and MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. A noted anthologist, translator and educator as well as a poet and novelist, Chin's work distills her experiences as an Asian American and feminist. Chin is the author of the poetry collections "Dwarf Bamboo," "The Phoenix is Gone, the Terrace Empty," "Rhapsody in Plain Yellow," "Hard Love Province," winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and "A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems."