Curtis Chin

About the Author

A cofounder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City, Curtis Chin served as the nonprofit’s first executive director. He went on to write for network television before transitioning to social-justice documentaries. Chin has screened his films at over six hundred venues in sixteen countries. He has written for CNN, Bon Appétit, and the Boston Globe’s Emancipator. A graduate of the University of Michigan and a former visiting scholar at New York University, Chin has received awards from ABC/Disney Television, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more. He can be found at 

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October 2023

  • In Conversation

    The Strand hosts Curtis Chin in conversation with Jafreen Uddin, Executive Director of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, Tickets required.

    The Strand | New York, NY

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  • In Conversation

    Book Are Magic hosts Curtis Chin in conversation with writer and journalist Hannah Bae. Tickets required.

    Books Are Magic Montague | Brooklyn, NY

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