David Chin

David Chin
Associate Professor Emeritus of English, Emeritus Faculty

Currently retired, Dr. David Chin was most recently the program coordinator for the English program at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. He taught creative writing, rhetoric and composition, writing for the social sciences, Asian-American literature, and contemporary poetry.

Dr. Chin has published two books of poetry, Chalked in Orange and The China Cupboard and the Coal Furnace.

Dr. Chin has recently finished work on a new book, My Chinese Name: Family History and Situated Embodiment, a work of scholarly creative non-fiction. He is currently at work on a new collection of poetry.

  • Ph.D., Creative Writing, State University of New York
  • M.A., English, State University of New York
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Columbia University
  • B.A., Biology, Antioch College