David Chin

David Chin
Program Coordinator, English
Associate Professor, English
Office Phone
Office Location
Hayfield House, Room 223
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
44 University Drive
Dallas, PA 18612

    Dr. David Chin is currently the program coordinator for the English program at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. He teaches 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

    MA, English, State University of New York

    MFA, Creative Writing, Columbia University

    BA, Biology, Antioch College